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Good to know: Saint Rose professor earns high honor for turning unlikely themes into poetry gold

When a Saint Rose student handed in a research paper comparing Emily Dickinson to Lady Gaga, at first her professor was surprised. Then the professor went through the paper scrawling grammatical edits, and then she found herself writing a poem in which she decided the comparison was actually possible and concluded: “Should I Google Lady Gaga? / Or just give…

Good to know: Step 1: see art. Step 2: write something!

  Emma Marlay-Wright, a seventh grader in the Albany City School District, has a passion for reading and writing. When she heard about a contest at the local branch of the public library inviting participants to view art and write their own stories, she jumped. Emma selected a drawing by Saint Rose alumna Darcie Abbatiello ‘00 titled “Beverly, 1951, Cleveland,” depicting…