2014, Archives, September 2014, The MFA Years

Sarah Abbott – Introduction (University of Kentucky ’16)

[image description: Bridge over a river with lush green foliage on each side] When you go whitewater rafting on the New River for the first time, you don't know what to expect. Climbing with a crowd of other people into an old yellow bus, you clack helmets and paddles against one another before settling in… Continue reading Sarah Abbott – Introduction (University of Kentucky ’16)

2014, Archives, August 2014, The MFA Years

Jennifer Obi Introduction (Northern Arizona University ’16)

It's probably providence that I waited to the absolute last minute to write this post. I'm constantly doing that when I have writing deadlines, and I guess old habits die hard as they say. I spent a long time trying to figure out the perfect way to write this introduction. What should I highlight? What… Continue reading Jennifer Obi Introduction (Northern Arizona University ’16)

2014, Archives, June 2014, The MFA Years

Minda Honey Introduction (University of California, Riverside ’17)

I am a woman blessed with default happiness. I wake up every morning happy. I end every day in my bed happy. The only things that interfere with this general state of happiness are temporary, situations and events in my life. I used this knowledge coupled with the fact that time always passes faster when you have something to look forward to to develop a plan. Thought by thought, I threaded together my own lifeline: I would apply to creative writing MFA programs.