Towards the end of my fall semester, I started submitting to journals. I hadn't submitted anything since last spring and it felt like the right time to start putting my new work out there once more. It's hard; anything that involves possible rejection is hard. Some places have told me flat out no, others have said… Continue reading Getting Back Into the Submission Swing of Things
A couple of weeks ago, I did this really cool thing where I stepped off a curb into a storm drain. The drop was further than expected and onto an uneven surface and I double sprained my ankle (I simultaneously sprained the inside and outside of my ankle). I missed class. Which I can't stand… Continue reading Watch Your Step!
Image: Emmanuel Keller So it seems always I am forgetting to include things in my posts and so I have to pick them up the following month. So I'll bring up two such topics today. First, in November, I attended my first-ever thesis defense. It was for my friend Vicky, who was finishing her MA… Continue reading January
There is a reason why things happen the way they happen, and you might think I'm full of crap for saying that, but it's true. So let's go through all the scenarios to assuage your fears.
You will get accepted into an MFA program. You might get accepted into several MFA programs. You have spent a lot of money on applications. It’s time you decide how to make this transition possible. With no money, so much is possible in the sphere of dreams. But you’re a writer of color. It has… Continue reading The Writer of Color’s Agenda & How to Champion Your Otherness