We take ten to twenty minutes to write during every Fiction Writing workshop.
At first, it was easy to feel put on the spot when aske..
I moved from Brooklyn, New York to come to Columbia College Chicago. I liked the idea of increasing my focus on school by moving somew..
This week, we bring you a very special episode of Week Links. Instead of a link to a classmate’s story, I’m sharing one of my own, “Th..
I was catching up with my friend Kurt, who did Semester in LA, then spent the summer in his native Kansas City. After we ate some pork..
As a grad student, I figured that my teaching career would start with a section of Freshman Comp. That wasn’t how it went down. Last w..
Almost half of my grad class came in as part-time students. They had good reasons: full-time jobs, families, crippling addictions to o..
I came to grad school seeking opportunities to teach. I figured that my professorial career would start with a section of Freshman Com..
Before I moved to Chicago, I thought of literary readings as tame, mannered affairs that involved an hour or so of self-serious mumbli..