Archive for category: Literature

Comma Interrobang: Clipped Wings

Comma Interrobang: Clipped Wings

When I was a kid I used to have dreams about flying pretty frequently. Once every two weeks, probably.

Mary Higgins Clark Visits Fordham

Mary Higgins Clark Visits Fordham

On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, Mary Higgins Clark, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’79, spoke to students in Professor of English Mary Bly’s Publishing: Theory and Practice class. Clark led a discussion on her works as a whole as well as signing copies of her 1975 best-seller “Where Are The Children?”

2014 Reid Writer Poets Hold Panel Discussion

2014 Reid Writer Poets Hold Panel Discussion

Award-winning poets Vievee Francis and Tracy K. Smith read excerpts from and signed copies of their books of poetry at Fordham University.

Best-Selling Writer Elizabeth Gilbert holds Talkback at FCLC

Best-Selling Writer Elizabeth Gilbert holds Talkback at FCLC

On April 8, Mary Bly, professor of English at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), hosted New York Times best-selling writer Elizabeth Gilbert, author of “Eat, Pray, Love,” in her class Publishing: Theory and Practice.

Comma Interrobang: You Have Diabetes

Presuming that you yourself are not diabetic, at 7 years old, you only know so much about diabetes.

The Comma Interrobang: The Big Apple

The Comma Interrobang: The Big Apple

Folks. Here’s a fun fact: Biblical texts make no direct allusion to any specific type of fruit, apple or otherwise, in the sections pertaining to the Edenic myth. You know, Eve, Adam, Forbidden Fruit, Genesis (not the band) - not one Granny Smith or Macintosh to be found.

The Comma Interrobang: Reflections on the Edit History of the Wikipedia Page for Artichokes

The Comma Interrobang: Reflections on the Edit History of the Wikipedia Page for Artichokes

The heart of the artichoke is the flower that hasn’t unfolded yet. Something that chokes is at its heart, something terrified of its own potential. Something that would prefer to remain curled up and dormant rather than show its face to the harsh bright world. Artichoke: the coward vegetable.

Students Wait Approval for Comic Book Club

Students Wait Approval for Comic Book Club

Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) tudents who are interested in comic books and graphic design will soon have an outlet to celebrate and share their passion.

Poems and Music for Poets Out Loud

Poems and Music for Poets Out Loud

On Thursday, Feb. 13, Poets Out Loud will hold a night of poetry and songs that will make you wonder why you didn’t start reading poetry years ago.

The Comma Interrobang: Spending a Night Living in Noah’s Sandals

The Comma Interrobang: Spending a Night Living in Noah’s Sandals

As I stood in my bedroom in McMahon Hall watching the water flowing out of my closet at 2 a.m., I started to doubt God’s promise.