'Taste' with your ears

Food has long been the muse of writers. Listen to faculty members and alumni read from their works of prose and poetry.

Liz Rosenberg

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Liz Rosenberg is a professor of English and author of numerous books of prose and poetry. She also writes a book review column for the The Boston Globe.


Rosenberg reads the poem “With Her Mouth Full” from a collection titled The Lily Poems (Bright Hills Press, 2008).

 
Andrei Guruianu

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Andrei Guruianu ‘01, PhD ‘10, is assistant professor of English at North Central College in Naperville, Ill. His latest book is Metal and Plum: A Memoir (Mayapple Press, 2010). His website is www.andreiguruianu.com.


Guruianu reads “Cooking from Recipes” from his collection of poems, and nothing was sacred anymore (2009).

 
John Smelcer

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John E. Smelcer, PhD ‘11, is the Clifford D. Clark Fellow of English and creative writing at Binghamton University and the author of more than 40 books. His website is www.johnsmelcer.com.


This selection is from his forthcoming book, titled Snow White Must Die.

 
Maria Mazziotti Gillan

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Maria Mazziotti Gillan is professor of English, general literature and rhetoric. Gillan, who directs the creative writing program at Binghamton University, was one of three writers to win the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award for 2011. Fellow winners were John Grisham and Elizabeth Nunez.


Gillan is reading a poem titled “Learning Grace” from her collection, Things My Mother Told Me (Guernica, 1999).