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I'm an English professor at Palomar College in San Marcos, CA. Since 1997, I've been there teaching creative writing, literature (mainly contemporary American), and comics/graphic novels. I've written a book about comics--"This Book Contains Graphic Language: Comics as Literature" (Bloomsbury, 2007)--as well as several articles and reviews. I'm also a cancer survivor and a bike enthusiast, and in 2010 I rode my bicycle across the country (San Diego to North Carolina). I've recently finished (and trying to get published) a book on that experience, my cancer, and the various other parts of my life that made me think it would be a good idea to go on a long bike ride by myself.


I just wrapped up the fall semester, and it occurred to me that it was very different from my previous two semesters of teaching.

Mainly because I felt like me.

One year and two months ago, I was diagnosed with testicular cancer. I had surgery in October of 2013 and then began twelve weeks of chemotherapy that stretched from November, 2013, through January, 2014. In March of 2014 I had another su... Read more of this blog post »
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message 3: by Kara

Kara The gala was so fun, I'm glad I could be a part of it in some way!


Matthew Thanks for the friend add. Kara really enjoyed your class and I enjoyed it vicariously through her. I only wish I lived in the area so I could have taken it myself!


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Kara Hey! It's good to see you on goodreads! I hope you enjoy this site!


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