A nonfiction book that does not have an index is truly a naked book; it might be the most fascinating book ever written, but if the reader cannot use it as a reference tool, it really has little value.
Learn More In my other life, I read books and prepare book reviews for the New York Journal of Books.
Associate Professor Susan Briante serves as faculty facilitator.
Ethnobotanist and Patagonia resident Gary Paul Nabhan also serves as consultant.
One of the most frustrating things about writing is revising one’s work.
Strong writers know that they cannot edit their own work because they are too close to it.Emi Noguchi is an MFA candidate in Fiction at the University of Arizona.A New Jersey native, she has taught English and ESL in New Jersey, NYC, India, Japan, California, and Arizona.Born in Cochise County, Arizona to a family of Irish-Slavic ancestry, Phillips lived in and around Mexico City 2006-2011, where he contributed to organizing and hosting the country’s first regular poetry slam series. S., Latin America and beyond since 2007, and is author of the full-length book of poems Miranda Trimmier grew up in Milwaukee, lives in Tucson, and is writing a book about how concepts of land shape place.She recently completed her MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of Arizona.I find that reviewing other books provides me with a strong sense of style, format, and information when editing.I’d be happy to answer any questions about my reviews.Her work has been published in Places Journal, The New Inquiry, Terrain, and other outlets.Laura Espósto is an MFA candidate in Poetry at the University of Arizona.Participants work in collaboration with the Borderlands Earth Care Youth Institute, a program sponsored by the Borderlands Habitat Institute, engaging culturally diverse youth in hands-on restoration work of the local ecosystem while providing leadership and educational opportunities.Students also visit migrant shelters, the Border Community Alliance, and other organizations working for social justice on the border.