Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Body Punishment

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Body Punishment

Maggie Lamond Simone, freelance writer and adjunct instructor in communication studies, has published a memoir titled Body Punishment: OCD, Addiction and Finding the Courage to Heal (Central Recovery Press, 2015). Taking seven years to write and three weeks to sell, the book exposes decades of Simone’s self-abuse, suicidal thoughts, misdiagnoses and self-loathing, and has drawn

Former Oswego State Goalie Scores as ‘Prolific Writer’

Paul Ferguson ’69

Coach George Crowe built SUNY Oswego’s first hockey team by recruiting Canadian athletes, including Ottawa goalie Paul Ferguson ’69. That team established Oswego as a power hockey school by winning the 1964-65 championships. Fifty years later, at Reunion 2014, Ferguson recalled his college days. “I was a history major, spending a lot of time in

The Last Word – Winter 2015

Diana Abu-Jaber ’80

Diana Abu-Jaber ’80 shares an excerpt she adapted from her new memoir, Grace at the Table, slated to be published in spring 2016 by W.W. Norton. Her novel, Birds Of Paradise was awarded the Arab-American National Book Award. Her novels, Origin, Crescent and Arabian Jazz, and her memoir The Language of Baklava, also won several awards, including