Creative Writing – NonfictionCategory
It’s February. Eight inches of snow. 30 hours of rain followed by freezing temperatures. 65 degrees the next day, and foggy. Chicago is li..
In many institutions of higher education it is customary for faculty members to rotate through taking turns as the department heads. It’s ..
I was recently asked by several individuals what tips I might have for potential applicants. The first, an admissions counsellor, was prep..
Dante Gabriel Rossetti! Lead letters caste backwards and upside down! Ink! Poetry! Frustration! Joy!
I’m writing, of course, about “Ill..
One of the Department of English and Creative Writing’s major initiatives is the Reading Series. Each semester, writers working in the thr..
Recently, I was selected as a semi-finalist for the Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards. This evening of performance poetry has been held ann..
I was born on the northwest side of Chicago. My great aunt, a nun, was the administrator of Resurrection Hospital, which served at that ti..
As a child I would always get depressed around the last week of July. That’s when the commercial breaks of all the cartoons I used to watc..
In addition to honing your craft as a writer during your years in graduate school, you should also consider building your brand and begin ..
This summer, I have been applying what I learned in my first year of graduate school to both my writing and my reading. That might be obvi..