Creative Writing – PoetryCategory
(See also: sentimentality.)
In almost any beginning workshop, you’ll learn that there’s one thing that will turn a good poem sour i..
When I was thirteen, I went to a friend’s beach house for a week in May. I think there was a crawfish festival going on, because I rem..
In my first blog post last September, I mentioned that I’d just started co-curating a Chicago-based reading and performance series cal..
Almost every Wednesday night after class, two classmates—Abigail Zimmer and Tyler Cain Lacy—and I go to Boiler Room to celebrate the h..
Tuesday night I watched True Detective for research. Yesterday I submitted the final draft of my thesis. Today I slept in. If I could ..
Whoever said you can only yolo once was wrong.
Last Tuesday morning I missed my flight to Seattle. The United Airlines attendant to..
This is the week I show up to teach and, after several minutes of weird, alien air in which my first-year writing students are squirmi..
Good question, right? And the consideration is nothing new. During a time when our current cultural ecosystem is characterized by dras..
I always tell prospective MFA students that one of the best things about our program—aside from reading each other’s work or writing c..