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Professor rises out of poverty and into poetry

Rising up from the lower class can be tough, but doing it through poetry is even tougher. Maria Mazziotti Gillan, director of both Binghamton’s Center for Writers and the Creative Writing Program, ...


Books

Two worldly, wordy poets return home to BU

Binghamton University breeds more than just accountants, engineers and unemployment. We also breed poets, like Metta Samá and José Antonio Rodríguez. They presented their work Tuesday, April 16, as part of the ...


Books

Binghamton graduate writes with dark humor, Jewish wit

Nathan Englander just threw out 200 pages of his next novel. ...


Books

Magic spells and camp hijinks

Bestselling author Meg Wolitzer spoke about adult sexuality, the struggles of adolescence, female desire and her upcoming book, “The Interestings,” in a lecture on March 19. ...


Books

All is fair in love and after war

alter has decades of experience when it comes to writing sex scenes, so it’s impressive how he can write so many in this book without using repetitive or ornate writing. ...


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Hitting the shelves this fall

Attention all literary-inclined Binghamton University students: the year’s biggest book season is quickly approaching. Be sure to visit your local Barnes & Noble and check out these upcoming book releases. September 11...


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Beach Reads for summer 2012

I don’t know about everybody else, but one of my favorite things to do on vacation is to tan, and to read while doing so. And not every book has to be...