Writers @ LaGuardia

Professor Dominique Zino speaks with author Anna Qu about leaving or returning to where you are “from” and Qu shares advice for writers who want to write about their own lives

Professor Tara Coleman shares a poem-writing activity that can be done collaboratively or independently, inspired by a poem by George Ella Lyon titled “Where I’m From”

Professor Lilla Toke describes the power of stories, borrowing from author Rebecca Solnit

LaGuardia alumnus Mrhaba Ahmad reads the original poem she composed in Creative Writing, ENN 198.

Professor Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez reads her flash fiction piece “Micheladas”

Professors Bijoyeta Das & Meghan Fox talk all about journalism!

LaGuardia student Vildana Khamidullina, a Liberal Arts Major completing a journalism internship (ENG 288) with Professor Bijoyeta Das, describes how she immigrated to the United States and adjusted to life in New York City

Professor Tara Coleman guides us through how to write a letter to an elected official.

Professor Carrie Conners reads the poems “Vertigo” and “Cooking Show Host Seeks Career Change” from her book Luscious Struggle 

Professor Laura Tanenbaum reads from her creative nonfiction piece,”The Grief Syllabus”

LaGuardia CC creative writing alum Anthony Ruiz shares two of his poems & talks about what keeps him writing

Professor J. Elizabeth Clark reads three of her poems: “Fairy-Tales,” “Resident’s Notes Chief Complaint– 1 a.m.,” and “Burrowing”

Professor Allia Abdullah-Matta reads her poetry

Professor Allia Abdullah-Matta on her inspiration & why she writes

LaGuardia CC creative writing alum Raki Jordan reads his poetry & chats about his process

Professor Bethany Holmstrom reads an excerpt from her short story “Pile of Feathers”