2016, Archives, September 2016, The MFA Years

Stop writing, then write

Image: alone in a bar by x1klima I’m not sure how the rest of you write. A good friend works with twenty-something drafts that he keeps renumbering; I work mainly in my head. I need to feel an essay before my fingers know how to make it take shape, and I have to see it… Continue reading Stop writing, then write

2016, Archives, March 2016, The MFA Years

Other options in that pesky numbers game

Image: Numbers by Marc Kjerland It’s the time of year when most MA/MFA applicants are hearing back from programs. This is the time for decisions, for comparisons, and for running the numbers. For many of us, the numbers play quite a large role in deciding where we will be spending the next two or three… Continue reading Other options in that pesky numbers game