I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the connection between body and mind; how one’s physicality affects one’s mentality and how this rel..
It’s February. Eight inches of snow. 30 hours of rain followed by freezing temperatures. 65 degrees the next day, and foggy. Chicago is li..
Of all the things they told me I would learn at Columbia, I was not expecting to perfect my nap-taking skills. I’ve been to college before..
In many institutions of higher education it is customary for faculty members to rotate through taking turns as the department heads. It’s ..
Part of the requirements for a Creative Writing MFA at Columbia College is to take two Literature courses. These courses are focused more ..
Dante Gabriel Rossetti! Lead letters caste backwards and upside down! Ink! Poetry! Frustration! Joy!
I’m writing, of course, about “Ill..
You might be thinking, “Bethany, you’re the poet blogger at Marginalia. Why is your preview image of a painting?” Well reader, one of the ..
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One of the Department of English and Creative Writing’s major initiatives is the Reading Series. Each semester, writer..
It’s safe to say that the semester is here. If my profs and my classmates aren’t lying to me (a thing I would never suspect them of), we’v..
Last week I experienced the greatest amount of nervousness I’ve had for any workshop in the entirety of my education. This fall, the secon..