Spotlight on Reading/Writing: Taylor Cardinal


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 Taylor Cardinal.

tcardinal.jpgName/department: Taylor Cardinal, English department, educational background: long time

What has been your greatest success in writing? Thesis paper on Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness”

What do you struggle with in writing and how do you tackle that challenge? MLA format! I tackle the challenge via Ouija board and crystal divination.

What’s your favorite book of all time? Author? Stephen King’s “The Gunslinger” or Emily Brontë’s “Wuthering Heights”

What are you currently reading? Author? The poetry of T.S. Eliot

What’s your favorite guilty reading pleasure? Anything by E.E. Cummings

Do you have a favorite word or quotation and who is the author? “If you’re nervous count your toes, I’ll do the masterminding ‘round here.” -John Wayne from “The Sands of Iwo Jima”

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