Last month I enrolled in a literary review course led by Tom Lutz, EIC of the Los Angeles Review of Books. I had never written a literary review, but enrolled in the class because I felt it was a valuable skill to have as a writer. As it turns out, I enjoyed writing reviews. At… Continue reading MFA, What Have You Done For Me Lately?
Goodness, it's been a long time since I posted! All the way back in February, surrounded by snowstorms, high electric bills, and chocolate hangovers from buying Valentine's Day candy on sale. (Oh, that was just me? Whoops.) Now it's the end of April and the end of my first year as an MFA student. As… Continue reading Ready for Summer: Wrapping Up Year One
Last night, my old friend from college sent me a text linking to a Reddit thread entitled, “How to move to Moscow, Idaho.” Ever the jokester, she quickly added a follow-up image of a dude in a cowboy hat and American flag shorts leaning against the wall of a liquor store, two twelve-packs at his… Continue reading Snow Tires
Now that April 15th has come and gone, let us know where you'll be headed in the fall! Or if you'll be pursuing other opportunities, reapplying again, etc. Also, feel free to leave any questions you have about starting your MFA or reapplying. We'll do our best to answer them. Don't forget we're taking first… Continue reading Where Did You End Up? 2015
Mid-way through my second semester of my MFA I have to admit that I really don’t enjoy the process we call "workshop." I never have and now suspect that I never will. That doesn’t mean I don’t value it, or see that it is worth enduring. And I will not deny that I most certainly… Continue reading The Workshop – My April Confession