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Nine things to know before gradschool

by Justin Grogan

I’ve recently been thinking about some of the things I wish I had done or known before coming to grad school, and so I’ve compiled some of my thoughts here …

Nine things to know before gradschool

I’ve recently been thinking about some of the things I wish I had done or known before coming to grad school, and so I’ve compiled some of my thoughts here …

Creative Writing - Poetry MFA Justin Grogan, jgrogan@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

You Ask, I’ll Answer

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”8596037203″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] Again, congratulations on being accepted into the program! I’ve been corresponding with a few admitted students over the past week, and I thought …

You Ask, I’ll Answer

[flickr id=”8596037203″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] Again, congratulations on being accepted into the program! I’ve been corresponding with a few admitted students over the past week, and I thought …

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

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”8578016311″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] So you’ve received your acceptance letter, and you’re beaming. I know I was. I put it on the refrigerator and called my mom. …

Congrats on Your Acceptance!

[flickr id=”8578016311″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] So you’ve received your acceptance letter, and you’re beaming. I know I was. I put it on the refrigerator and called my mom. …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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AWP After: A Few Lists

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”8557237571″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] Boston was a beautiful location for the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP). The weather, though, was a little less than …

AWP After: A Few Lists

[flickr id=”8557237571″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] Boston was a beautiful location for the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP). The weather, though, was a little less than …

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

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”8539076164″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] I’m gearing up for AWP 2013 in Boston, and I can’t wait! I’ve never been to Boston and AWP is my favorite time …

AWP Before: A List

[flickr id=”8539076164″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] I’m gearing up for AWP 2013 in Boston, and I can’t wait! I’ve never been to Boston and AWP is my favorite time …

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

One Essay a Day

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”8496325514″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] I recently met with my thesis advisor, Jenny Boully, to discuss the 110 page draft I submitted. We met on Valentine’s Day, enjoyed …

One Essay a Day

[flickr id=”8496325514″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] I recently met with my thesis advisor, Jenny Boully, to discuss the 110 page draft I submitted. We met on Valentine’s Day, enjoyed …

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

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”8365361837″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] It’s so much easier to answer, “I teach,” when someone asks what I do for a living than to say I’m a writer, …

More Than Just Writing

[flickr id=”8365361837″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] It’s so much easier to answer, “I teach,” when someone asks what I do for a living than to say I’m a writer, …

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

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”8292227688″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] Random Family just arrived today in the mail, just in time for Winter Break and for my four-and-a-half-hour flight home to San Diego.

Flying Home for the Holidays

[flickr id=”8292227688″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] Random Family just arrived today in the mail, just in time for Winter Break and for my four-and-a-half-hour flight home to San Diego.

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

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”7890523422″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] I recently participated in the Graduate Student Ambassador panel at Columbia’s New Graduate Student Orientation, and many students had questions about how to …

Getting Involved & Time Management

[flickr id=”7890523422″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] I recently participated in the Graduate Student Ambassador panel at Columbia’s New Graduate Student Orientation, and many students had questions about how to …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Hall Chat: Summer Organization & Revision

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”7497780092″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] I’ve been writing a lot this week, and I’m pretty sure it began with organizing the “My Documents” section on my computer. After …

Hall Chat: Summer Organization & Revision

[flickr id=”7497780092″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] I’ve been writing a lot this week, and I’m pretty sure it began with organizing the “My Documents” section on my computer. After …

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