When I originally applied for MFA programs, I applied in fiction. Fiction seemed more practical; there are at least a few fiction writ..
By the time this goes up I will have finished my first semester at Columbia College Chicago. I will be one semester closer to having m..
I took two years off between undergraduate and graduate school. We don’t write many papers in non-lit courses in the poetry program, a..
I went home for Thanksgiving twice. The first trip home was to my parent’s house where I am not only welcome but also fed and even wel..
So I picked up a primer on German Idealist philosophy from the bookstore recently. One of the great things about poetry is that anythi..
You’ll never believe this, but people in poetry programs are passionate about the poets they have loved. I know, I know. Go pick your ..
This post could be about any number of places. I decided on the Wormhole because I’ve been going there a lot lately and therefore it s..
So it turns out being in graduate school also means you have to do adult things like take care of your immunizations. This is a law in..
At the end of the day, you come to a poetry program to improve your work. My experience so far with graduate school has been that this..
So, it turns out I go to a lot of readings. That, going to class, and going to office hours pretty much encompass the majority of my d..