The Downfall of Being Inspired by TV Authors: Why Carrie Bradshaw is a Really Bad Writer

Bailey Shea Non-fiction and Multimedia Panel Editor, Arts Liason  As a wannabe writer, the idea of seeing my potential future on TV is comforting. After realizing the entirety of Sex and the City was available on Amazon Prime, I was excited by the opportunity to watch the unedited series. During my first binge of the… More The Downfall of Being Inspired by TV Authors: Why Carrie Bradshaw is a Really Bad Writer

Caption-worthy Poetry

Esther Santiago Rodriguez, Fiction Panelist During the last few years, social media seems to have taken over the world, and now it’s taking over the literary world as well. You can find a great piece of poetry scrolling through your social media feed on a daily basis, especially on Instagram. Instagram has become a portal where… More Caption-worthy Poetry

Strategies for Editing

Allison Rosaci, Non-fiction and Multimedia Panelist Congratulations on finishing up your writing – whether it be a creative project or a paper for class, that’s a great accomplishment! However, don’t get too caught up in the celebration – it’s always good practice to look over your work before you submit it to your professor or… More Strategies for Editing

Dystopias for Hire: Commercialization and Dilution of a Genre

Anna Zarra Aldrich, Blog Editor A man sits beside the banks of the Thames, sandwiched between the reconstruction of the Globe Theatre and the Tate Modern – a literal crossroads of art. Seated in his folding chair, he has a small table set up in front of him. He has a typewriter and a stack… More Dystopias for Hire: Commercialization and Dilution of a Genre

Online Video Series: Anna Zarra Aldrich with “Spring Cleaning”

Thank you to WHUS for letting us use their space, and of course to Anna for reading! Filming: Elizabeth Sankey Editing: Daniela Doncel Interviewer: Amanda McCarthy Spring Cleaning The cherry tree bursts open pink the scarred, twisted trunk gives way to a firework display. Blush petals surrender to the breeze, and rock to the frosted… More Online Video Series: Anna Zarra Aldrich with “Spring Cleaning”

Online Video Series: Christine Byrne with “After Angela”

Thank you to WHUS for letting us use their space, and of course to Christine for reading! Filming: Elizabeth Sankey Editing: Daniela Doncel Interviewer: Amanda McCarthy After Angela Let’s be literal, a moment, talk about how no one disturbed her bedroom or how your father won’t say she’s dead the window was open and it… More Online Video Series: Christine Byrne with “After Angela”

Online Video Series: Theresa Persico with “The Nature of A River is to Run”

Thank you to WHUS for letting us use their space, and of course to Theresa for reading! Filming: Elizabeth Sankey Editing: Daniela Doncel Interviewer: Amanda McCarthy The Nature of A River is to Run It’s not that I don’t love you, It’s the fact that doors have slammed So hard that they’ve shaken the house.… More Online Video Series: Theresa Persico with “The Nature of A River is to Run”