Books

Literati Reading Series highlights established and student writers

The event featured Annie Christain, an assistant professor of composition and English for speakers of other languages at SUNY Cobleskill, and Carolyn Keller, a first-year graduate student studying English and creative writing ...


Movies

Today's superhero movies don't pack a punch

The contemporary superhero movie has proven to be little more than an action flick masquerading around in masks and colorful tights. ...


Movies

J. Hoberman: Once a film student, now living the dream life

He’s taught film at Harvard, New York University and Cooper Union. In a list of the best movie critics of all time, Complex listed him at number five, writing, “Simply put, there’s ...


Movies

In his new documentary, a BU student's vision emerges

Although the film’s primary purpose is to promote Gbemi’s novel, the depth to which the documentarian investigates the Black experience in the United States lends “Emerge” the authority to stand alone as ...


Books

Jim Daniels takes readers on a drive through 8-Mile, Detroit

He spoke of his rock ‘n’ roll influences and cited The Stooges, a Detroit-based proto-punk band of the early 1970s, as an influence on the chaos that bleeds through his poems. ...


Books

Renata Adler: reviewing the ultimate critic

Renata Adler’s style of bravery is, in other words, understated. And her understatedness did no favors to her reputation. She’s not usually named alongside the other great nonfiction writers of the past ...


Books

Get a taste of the Harpur Palate

These writers are professors, students and award winners who are residents of Washington, West Virginia, Mississippi and more. ...


Books

Manuel Gonzales wins the John Gardner Book Award

Gonzales explored this zombie’s mind, revealing to the audience how complex life can be for this dead creature. ...


Lifestyles

The magazine making a comeback is...

Stella, now the president of Ellipsis, took on this project and assembled a group of fellow literature lovers to bring the magazine back to Binghamton ...


Music

Poet Jericho Brown reads, and we all listen

In addition to subject matter, music influences how Brown uses sound, tone and dialogue in his writing. ...