Portrait of John Keats. You don’t have to look like this to be a poet, I promise. You also don’t need to contract TB and die in your twen..
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..
Having officially completed our degree requirements, Columbia’s MAT class of 2015 is on the job search—a few are already hired. I regi..
Last Weekend Cohort 22 graduated…symbolically. Our families came into town, we put on caps and gowns and walked across a stage, but ..
When asked what it is like to teach at Columbia College Chicago, I tell people I cannot imagine teaching anywhere e..
Shenzhen, China. My future home and job.
I was recently speaking with my thesis advisor, Michael Robins, when he mentioned that it is ..
By time this post goes live I will be into my fourth week of Student Teaching. I am the most tired I have ever been (ever), but I am a..
Wild Chickens of Oviedo, Florida
Just a year and a half ago I was writing about leaving Florida, and now I’m back down south to spend ..
Holiday Party at Jeanne’s House
I know a few people who write for various media sites and publications. As I’ve read their ‘Best of 20..
The last day with my students
I remember watching the poetry cohort before me hit the last semester of their MFA Poetry lives, and I h..