[T]he young man or woman writing today has forgotten the problems of the human heart in conflict with itself which alone can make good writing because only that is worth writing about, worth the agony and the sweat.
You've landed at Diana Joseph's Syllabi. I am Diana Joseph; these are my syllabi. I teach at Minnesota State University, Mankato where every student is my favorite. My collection of short stories HAPPY OR OTHERWISE was published by Carnegie Mellon University Press. My memoir I'M SORRY YOU FEEL THAT WAY is forthcoming in March 2009 from Putnam Books.