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?
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.
If we let it, there is a broader literary spectrum ready for us to become a part of.
i am seeking / the crucial region of the soul where response is pitted against intimately / implicated anteriors
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.
An inspiring collection to behold, Hustle reads much like a poetic memoir, full of the visceral emotional richness characteristic of memoirs.
“Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian, is a story about loss, love and faith in the wake of a cataclysmic disaster.”
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.