About Dr. Matthew PiferDr. Pifer is an associate professor of English at Husson University in Bangor, Maine. He teaches courses in American Literature, Native American Literature, composition, creative writing, and professional writing.
Monthly Archives: July 2015
While enjoying a piece of breakfast pizza–ham, egg, and cheese–at a coffee shop in downtown Bangor, I noticed that Chicago’s “If You Leave Me Now” was playing in the background. Such melodrama, but yet the lyrics yank at something, “we’ve … Continue reading
“You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.”–Epicetus In Montreal, I ate at a restaurant in the old section of the city. The restaurant is known for its folksy French cuisine. So, instead of pan-seared foie gras, it serves chicken pot pie with a … Continue reading