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We are friends and colleagues in the MFA program at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM. We are poets and we also like to eat. The purpose of this blog is to bring you ideas, recipes and reports on eating well in graduate school: where we eat, what we eat, how we eat.
Carrie Murphy is a 3rd year poet in the MFA program at New Mexico State University. She grew up in Baltimore, MD and attended the University of Maryland College Park. She likes candy, chicken, tomatoes, Old Bay Seasoning, green chile, hot weather, vintage clothing, live bluegrass, and babies. Her favorite poets are Anne Carson, Kevin Young, and Richard Siken. Her favorite restaurant in Las Cruces is Habanero's.
Robert Alan Wendeborn is a 3rd year poet in the MFA program at New Mexico State University. He grew up in Farmington New Mexico and has attended many schools. He likes beer, whiskey, poetry about women getting a divorce/breaking up, cold weather, green chile, barbacoa, Levi’s 539s, tattoos, traveling by busses and trains, and Mexico City. His favorite poets are Matthew Rohrer, Eula Biss, Charles Simic, Julie Carr, Olena Kalytiac Davis and Frank O’Hara. JC’s Tortas is a new favorite restaurant in Las Cruces and the best steak he’s had in his life is still at Garufo in La Condesa.