Nonfiction MFA 2016 <3 you all!
When I first opened my email three years ago to see that I had been admitted to Columbia College Chica..
Lil’ Baby Avocado
It’s finally here! I think. I hope.
After a long Chicago winter, one of my favorite things about spring is all of..
This being my third spring, I’ve grown somewhat accustomed to the unpredictability of the weather, BUT that still doesn’t mea..
Opening for Tobias Wolff @ Columbia College Chicago (photo: Mandy Clark)
This past week has been incredibly busy AND incredibly huge f..
Battle Station Fallen Silent
I finally did it!
Thursday night I submitted my complete thesis manuscript to my advisor(!), so I fina..
Kathryn and Steph take Chicago!
This past weekend, my friend Kathryn visited me in Chicago. It was her first time in the city, which o..
Anyone who’s been through a Chicago winter can tell you that it makes you want to do one thing in particular: stay inside. Fo..
Baby otters in space, because why not? AKA procrastination space station
I know you are all probably sick of all my thesis posts, and ..
By the time this is posted, the spring semester of 2016 will be underway, the final semester of my MFA. How am ..
Loitering, Charles D’Ambrosio’s 2014 essay collection that includes pieces from the cult favorite Orphans as we..