It’s Winter. February approaches. The 15th was the last day to apply to the Creative Writing – Poetry MFA program at Columbia College ..
I don’t know if it’s because I have so much to do (that’s never stopped me before) or because I take the term “break” literary, but I ..
Yes, it is! We’ve all got our resolutions and are looking forward to this year. I’ve got a lot on my plate: finishing up my thesis; te..
This break started off with a BANG! I read at the Dollhouse with Brian Russel, Kathleen Rooney, and Glenn Shaheen. It was the first ti..
The semester is over, and for some reason this felt like the longest EVER. Not that it was bad; in fact, it was quite good. I finished..
I finally bought new shoes. Converse. This used to the only shoe I ever wore, but after moving to Chicago, I realized I needed somethi..
Teaching is an important part of graduate school. I know there are some people who don’t want to teach, and that’s cool, but for those..
For me it happened near the end of undergrad, when I told my professor I wanted to teach writing. He urged me to get my MA. He said, “..
As a father, I have many distractions, many things that can keep me from being productive as a grad student. I don’t know how many tim..
OK. It’s totally thesis time. Us second-year students in the Creative Writing – Poetry MFA program just got our thesis adviser assignm..