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Postulation on Process

by Steph Jurusz

As I’m writing this, I’m halfway through week two of the semester and it feels like summer is a distant memory. I noticed it around this time last year, and …

Postulation on Process

As I’m writing this, I’m halfway through week two of the semester and it feels like summer is a distant memory. I noticed it around this time last year, and …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Steph Jurusz, stephanie.jurusz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Why Columbia?

by Steph Jurusz

You may remember my previous two posts where I discussed why I decided to pursue graduate studies and my grad school application process. Today, I’ll discuss why I picked Columbia …

Why Columbia?

You may remember my previous two posts where I discussed why I decided to pursue graduate studies and my grad school application process. Today, I’ll discuss why I picked Columbia …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Steph Jurusz, stephanie.jurusz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Toni Nealie Presents at NonfictioNow in Melbourne

by Jenn Tatum

This week, Nonfiction MFA candidate Toni Nealie guest blogs about presenting at the NonfictioNow conference in Melbourne.

Toni Nealie Presents at NonfictioNow in Melbourne

This week, Nonfiction MFA candidate Toni Nealie guest blogs about presenting at the NonfictioNow conference in Melbourne.

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Submission Game: Some Dos & Don’ts for Submitting Your Writing to Journals

by Josh Young

I thought it might be helpful to put together a list of things I’ve learned as I’ve become more comfortable with submitting my work to journals. Once you get the …

The Submission Game: Some Dos & Don’ts for Submitting Your Writing to Journals

I thought it might be helpful to put together a list of things I’ve learned as I’ve become more comfortable with submitting my work to journals. Once you get the …

Creative Writing - Poetry MFA Josh Young, joyoung@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hi, Y’all!

by Jenn Tatum

My name is Jenn, and I will be returning this year as the Graduate Student Ambassador for the Creative Writing – Nonfiction MFA Program at Columbia College Chicago. I’m looking …

Hi, Y’all!

My name is Jenn, and I will be returning this year as the Graduate Student Ambassador for the Creative Writing – Nonfiction MFA Program at Columbia College Chicago. I’m looking …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hall Chat: Admitted Students Tour of Chicago & Q + Session

by Jenn Tatum

This week I had the opportunity to meet with some of our newly admitted students, and I was so pleased to have met all of them (or you, if you’re …

Hall Chat: Admitted Students Tour of Chicago & Q + Session

This week I had the opportunity to meet with some of our newly admitted students, and I was so pleased to have met all of them (or you, if you’re …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hall Chat: Boully & Casteel Reading

by Jenn Tatum

I recently attended an on-campus reading that featured Nonfiction MFA faculty members, Jenny Boully  and Joshua Casteel. The reading was hosted by Columbia College Chicago’s English Department, and a large …

Hall Chat: Boully & Casteel Reading

I recently attended an on-campus reading that featured Nonfiction MFA faculty members, Jenny Boully  and Joshua Casteel. The reading was hosted by Columbia College Chicago’s English Department, and a large …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Books, books, books

by Jenn Tatum

I love books. Ask any writer about the possessions that he or she values most and I am positive that books are at the top, if not near the top, …

Books, books, books

I love books. Ask any writer about the possessions that he or she values most and I am positive that books are at the top, if not near the top, …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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