Creative Writing – PoetryCategory
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..
As if having my entire extended family think I just walk around in a beret and snapping my fingers isn’t har..
“I touch it, and it goes bzzzzzzarre.”
This is how Kwame Dawes kicked off Creative Nonfiction Week last week at CCC, and it couldn’t ha..