For a truly serious MFAer, the summer is made for writing, for producing as much great stuff as possible without l..
I stepped out my door to see a pile of barricades, tents, and German music for Maifest.
While there are plenty of MFA programs that of..
A Chicago forest preserve at sunset (Photo: David Fairbanks)
I’ve mentioned before that I left the somewhat pastoral hills of Southern..
What a time to be alive in 2016. Last semester, but new challenges to face.
First, the small talk.
With global warming occurring..
Grad school life is busy, no doubt about that. Grad school in Chicago has its very own flavor, one I’ve grown to ap..
51st Chicago International Film Festival
The Cheshire Cat – John Tenniel
‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ Alice remarked.
‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the Cat: ..
My junior year of high school I read The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. It was a novella that read like poetry, with subtle..
The idea of “home” is a bit stran..
My first summer in Chicago is coming to an end, which means my first year in Chicago and my first year as..