Cover Photo: What Do Writers Eat While Writing?An Instructor Snack Orgy by Colin Drohan

What Do Writers Eat While Writing?An Instructor Snack Orgy

It ain’t seven lightly salted almonds.

Emily Dickinson famously wrote poems waiting for her bread to rise. F. Scott Fitzgerald preferred eating canned meat and apples while writing. President Obama eats seven lightly salted almonds every night.

We asked our writing program’s fall instructors what their favorite writing snacks are. Find out who squirts whipped cream directly into his mouth and who dreams of a gloriously overfed pregnancy. And don’t forget to apply for their workshops.

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