Professor Sean Scanlan
Mon 11-12; Tues 2:30-3:30
Office: Namm 520
- We Fret About WordsWe fret about words, we writers. Words mean. Words point. They are arrows. Arrows stuck in the rough hide of reality. And the more portentous, more general the word, the more they can also resemble rooms or tunnels. They can expand, or cave in. They can come to be filled with a bad smell. They […]
- You've Got to Work It OverDon’t get discouraged because there’s a lot of mechanical work to writing. There is, and you can’t get out of it. I rewrote A Farewell to Arms at least fifty times. You’ve got to work it over. The first draft of anything is shit. When you first start to write you get all the kick and the […]
- Eloquence Can Visit AnybodySome critics have occasionally suggested that I impose on characters certain possibilities of thought or language or emotional experience, which that particular character, or to put it more gruesomely, those kinds of characters wouldn't likely be able to think or talk about. But my attitude is that there are no such things as kinds or […]
- We Fret About Words
- The 6 Things You Need to Preserve the Summer’s BountyIf you have a garden or just like shopping at farmers’ markets, preserving fruits and vegetables can be easier than you think.
- Taylor Lorenz Explains the Cake MemeWelcome to the viral world of hyper-realistic cake slicing videos.
- A New To-Go Window From an Uptown FixtureTakeout from Butterfield Market, a pop-up series by Black chefs, and more restaurant news.
- The 6 Things You Need to Preserve the Summer’s Bounty