Douglas Mark McCarty
Last updated 5/19/2021 at 3:13pm
Douglas Mark McCarty, of Brevard, born May 21, 1966, died at age 54, May 15, 2021.
He grew up in Brevard and excelled as a gifted athlete. He played football and was a star wrestler who attended state champion-ships while at Brevard High School. He attended Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee, where he received his bachelors in English, and where he continued his football career.
After graduating from Maryville in 1988, he attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for his MFA in creative writing and Ph. D. in literature. He later taught at the university for a number o...