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Spotlight on Reading/Writing: Arturo Torres Jr.

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The TODAY’s Spotlight on Reading/Writing features CSU-Pueblo faculty, staff and students sharing their reading and writing experiences. The column is co-sponsored by the English and Foreign Languages Department and the English Club. This week’s feature highlights student Arturo Torres Jr.

atorresjpg.jpgName/department/educational background: Arturo Torres Jr., English major with an emphasis in creative writing

What has been your greatest success in writing? Understanding T.S. Eliot’s “Wasteland” and Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal”

What do you struggle with in writing and how do you tackle that challenge? The body. I usually just work right through it with tons of caffeine.

What’s your favorite book of all time? Author? “Choke” by Chuck Palahniuk

What are you currently reading? Author? A plethora of things.

What’s your favorite guilty reading pleasure? The X-Men. Don’t laugh.

Do you have a favorite word or quotation and who is the author? Malapropism: misuse of a word’s definition or intention

For more information on this feature, contact English Club sponsor and English lecturer Constance Little (constance.little@colostate-pueblo.edu), 549-2197.