Graduate Studies

Oh, the Places You'll Go: Marty Salgado

Marty Salgado graduated from Chico State in 2015 with a master’s degree in English. In this interview, he reflects back on his time as a graduate student, offers sage advice to graduate students, gives shout-outs to his excellent faculty mentors, and talks about life after Chico State.

 ...Since I write nonfiction, the process is also very emotional. Media played a big part in developing my personality and was a big component of my childhood. So, riddled throughout my essays are lyrics and scenes from movies and TV shows. In order to evoke certain periods or people in my life, I listened to music that I remembered hearing on the radio, I went back to reflect on TV shows and movies and looked at pictures from my past. Read more...