The choice to get a PhD used to be pretty black and white — now, it’s a much more complicated decision.
The worst part about pursuing..
The view from the 8th floor of 1104 S. Wabash Ave. is enough to trigger vertigo, but once you get past that, the view of the city — of t..
Lichtenstein depicts a woman crying happy tears— he takes inspiration from comics and other mediums.
I try not to look at Twitter duri..
I wrapped the first segment of my triptych On the Way Out less than a month ago. The way out of a memorable MFA journey.
I am writing P..
I remember the title of Jenny Boully’s oeuvre The Book of Beginnings and Endings. I was her student for a few classes during my MFA at C..
Abandoned Pool in Lebanon
I’ve been away for a while now. It’s been more than a month, but I’m back. I went to Lebanon: my native coun..
The MFA program in Creative Writing has recently welcomed a new Director of Graduate Studies: Lisa Fishman. Lisa has claimed her posit..
Hello, I’m Karl, I just arrived here. I was wondering if you would be interested in hearing out a little story. I just want to clarify a q..
I have to admit, there is a mixture of emotions traveling through my body—there are moments were I feel happy as I just finished my thesis..
This post was originally going to be a spotlight, highlighting and celebrating the works of two Columbia College Chicago instructors, renowned poets Tony Trigilio and David Trinidad. Both were going to part take in a reading with another phenomenal poet, Aaron Smith, whose work has been assigned by both Tony and David in various class—Aaron’s poetry collection has been well welcomed, well received, and has even become a general fan favorite of many Columbia students in the MFA program (especially in my cohort!).