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August 22, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Logic’s captivating novel is full of saturated nuance

By | Apr 28, 2019

Behind a bright red and yellow cover, Maryland-based rapper Logic unveils his debut novel and New York Times Best Seller “Supermarket.”
“Supermarket” is set in a present-day fictional version of Baker City, Oregon, and is narrated from the perspective of Flynn, a struggling writer in his 20s, who was recently dumped by his partner.

Review: Adapted romance film ‘After’ just as problematic as book

By | Apr 16, 2019

“After” takes a problematic fanfiction and turns it into a frustrating and predictable movie.

Student publication plants seeds of empowerment

By | Jan 22, 2019

Ithaca College freshman Frankie Walls was sitting in the Rowland Hall lounge, having a study session with her friends when she shared some poems she wrote about female identity and sexual assault.

Review: ‘The Circle’ falls disastrously flat

By | May 2, 2017

“The Circle” is another in a long line of science fiction films that recklessly damns innovation without acknowledging the necessity of advancement.

IC’s Visiting Writers Series Workshop welcomes poet Ada Limon

By | Sep 14, 2016

The Distinguished Visiting Writer Workshop is a one-credit course at the college that allows students to attend readings by three distinguished authors: one poet, one nonfiction writer, which will be Kiese Laymon and one fiction writer, which will be Dana Spiotta. Students also get the opportunity to study under and conference individually with one writer in the area of their choosing. For example, students interested in poetry will submit poem samples and conference with Limón. Each author also teaches two 90-minute classes throughout the semester that all students attend regardless of their concentration. Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including “Bright Dead Things,” which was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year, according to The New York Times. Her work explores issues of identity, relationships and language from both personal and worldly perspectives.

Writing professor publishes collection of poems

By | Apr 30, 2014

Jerry Mirskin, associate professor of writing, recently released “Crepuscular Non Driveway,” his third collection of poetry.

Professor to speak on creative writing at Columbia

By | Nov 27, 2012

The anthropology department at Columbia University invited Professor Catherine Taylor to give her lecture, titled “Between Art and Politics: ‘Ficto-Criticism’ and Suspended Genres,” and a reading from “Apart” on Thursday.

Images that ‘standalone’ — Oct. 25, 2012

The Ithacan’s standalone images tell the stories that lack a full-fledged article. So here they make a jump into the online world.

Literary journalist explores treatment of books

By | Oct 29, 2012

Anne Fadiman, adjunct professor of English at Yale University, will discuss the intimate and personal relationships readers build with books in her presentation titled “Using Bacon as Bookmarks: How Readers Treat Their Books” on Nov. 13 in Emerson Suites.

Professor discusses Eastern European TV

By | Sep 27, 2012

Professor Kati Lustyik discusses her studies in Eastern European television practices.

Author explores unexplored

By | Mar 7, 2012

The new book “Da Vinci’s Ghost” is the first work to look exclusively at the origins of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous drawing, “Vitruvian Man.” The book’s author, Toby Lester, examines the evolution of the drawing and the ideas that the figure represents, such as that man is a microcosm of the world and that the…

Author blossoms with complex novel

By | Sep 28, 2011

In burgeoning writer Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s “The Language of Flowers,” the Victorian idea of flowers having their own messages is used as a way to tell a story of betrayal, motherhood, love and ultimately redemption.