Samantha Futerman and Anais Bordier were both originally born in Busan, South Korea. Samantha was born on November 19, 1987 and wait…so was Anais. They also happen to look exactly alike.
Dr. Quentin Bailey is an English and Comparative Literature Professor at San Diego State University. Before coming to SDSU, he taught at the University of Oklahoma and received his Masters and Doctorate both in Philosophy from the University of Oxford.
“Why should we care?” A sentence we hear all too often. Why should we care about your story? Why should we care about your problems? Why should we care about your language?
If we let it, there is a broader literary spectrum ready for us to become a part of.
The Magee Park Poets Anthology Party was held in the Schulman Auditorium and featured poems published in the 26th edition of the Magee Park Poets Anthology.
The advice I find myself giving goes back to those ideas about critical thinking. I’d say, don’t think about what you want from a poem; instead, think about what the poem is trying to do.
December 3, 2014 marked the end of this fall’s Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series with San Diego State University (SDSU) alumnus David Tomas Martinez whose first full-length poetry collection Hustle was published this year by Sarabande Books.
What could be better than tea and books? In my opinion, nothing. For a sunny afternoon in September, I spent my time at the Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego for the Ladies Literary Tea. The guest of honor was Susan Vreeland, a San Diego native.
People disappear all the time. Ask any policeman. Better yet, ask a journalist. Disappearances are bread-and butter to journalists… Many of the lost will be found, eventually, dead or alive. Disappearances, after all, have explanations. Usually.
College is supposed to broaden one’s horizons, not limit them; it is supposed to challenge people. The question on my mind, as the notion of trigger warnings begins to encompass the widely accepted literary canon, is where does it stop?
September 24, 2014 marked the kickoff of fall’s Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series with preeminent Chinese American poet Marilyn Chin.