Andrew Bannister '09 began at Canisius as a junior, tried a creative writing class, and thoroughly enjoyed it.
When Elizabeth Borngraber ’11 was three year old she wanted to become a pharmacist. Luckily, that phase didn’t last very long.
At Canisius, Cara Cotter '10 was a contributor, staff member, and in her senior year, one of three editors-in-chief of Quadrangle 2010.
Originally from Spokane, WA, Dan Falkner '05 earned a& bachelor's degree in English and adolescence education from Canisius.
After being persuaded by his professors to enroll in more writing classes, Dean Goranites '10 discovered through the help of a classmate and friend, his love of poetry.
Brittany Gray '10 was raised in Derby, NY, a quiet suburb of Buffalo well-suited for shaping a creative mind.
For Lauren Jaroszewski '10, coming to Canisius College awakened a love for the area and her devotion to literature and writing.
Colleen Kersten '10 is a native Buffalonian, educated at Catholic institutions, a lifelong reader, whose eclectic tastes range from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Virginia Woolf.
Alix Krzemien '08 grew up in the town of Hartland, NY, where the rural landscape influences much of her poetry.
Brittani Mroz '11 grew up in Elma, NY, and attended Iroquois Central High School in Lancaster.
Duyen Nguyen '08 was born in Vietnam and grew up in Buffalo, where she attended City Honors School.
Ever since she cracked the code of letters, Tonawanda native Alyssa Palombo ’11 has spent much of her life with her nose buried in a book.
Jason Pontillo '09 started really "reading" with the Beats, particularly Kerouac, as a teenager -- like so many others have.
Joan Stoltman '05 finished her master's work in art history at the Pratt Institute in Summer 2008.
Jon Wheelock ‘09 began writing illustrated short stories on colored construction paper in elementary school.
At an early age, Shana Williams ’06 discovered her love of literature, and wrote countless short stories, plays, and poems as a child.