Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Newest Difference

This week started out slowly, that is, if I begin my week just after the last blog post.  Not the posting of the presentation I gave as part of the Faculty Association professional development panel, but the one called And … Continue reading

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Yays & Nays: Making Love and Meaning Out of Nothing at All*

When SKG asked me to participate in this panel (or, rather, when I volunteered), I was pretty sure I knew what I was going to talk about. Early in my career here, at Suffolk, I was told there was no difference, … Continue reading

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And And And

This week’s writing has been characterized by the feeling Dante describes in the first canto of the Inferno.  I find myself lost in a deep dark wood, fearing it’s a wood of error.  Still, I’m old enough and mature enough … Continue reading

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On Sabbatical Number 2 and the Big Genre Change

I haven’t regularly blogged here for many years, despite the posts about publications and other things, but now is as good a time as any to begin again.  Or maybe it’s more accurate to say begin again again because I know there’s already … Continue reading

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An Essay Published in Straight Forward Poetry

Thanks to Lindsey Lewis Smithson and Straight Forward for publishing my essay “What It Means to Be Contemporary: A Meditation.”  You can read it now here.  I wrote this some years ago while teaching a contemporary lit class.

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