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notes from a creative writing PhD candidate

book review: ultrarunner scott jurek’s eat & run

“I belong to a small, eclectic community of men and women where status is calibrated precisely as a function of one’s ability to endure.” Recently I finished reading Eat & … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

on eating animals: chef anthony bourdain, novelist jonathan safran foer, and ultrarunner scott jurek

In college I had a crush on a long-haired, Birkenstock-wearing guy who let everyone who would listen know he was a proud vegan.  This man was attractive to me for many reasons, but … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

teaching food studies: article/essay hits and misses

This past semester I moved up the academic ranks from teaching First Year Composition to Advanced Composition, where I have a bit more freedom in regards to selecting texts.  Since … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

PhDelicious: baked jalepeño peppers

As you may know, I’m a runner, but I’m also a cheese enthusiast.  (Perhaps I need to run long distances because I eat so much cheese?  Hmm.)  I also love … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

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