Creative Writing – FictionCategory
I’ve been reading “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien, and found this quote in the story “Notes:”
By telling stories, you obje..
Quimby’s is a fringe bookstore in Wicker Park, just a couple blocks away from the three-way intersection of North, Damen and Milwaukee..
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..