Creative Writing – FictionCategory
So Long, Farewell…
Cue up the graduation music, pop off the streamers, and light the fireworks…because it’s time for me to GRADUATE! Wow, has it been one hell of a ride! The last three years of my life have been full of learning about my craft and myself. I have grown in so many ways…I appreciate my life so much. I don’t even feel sad about graduating, unlike when I received my undergraduate degree and then wept all that night.
Change is Hard…But Good
I changed my thesis…no, this isn’t a writing prompt or the first line of a suspense novel—it’s my truth. (more…)
Support Black Writers!
When I started the MFA Creative Writing program, I re-committed to reading more black authors, especially after taking African America..
Third Year Thoughts, Pt. 2
I’ve become quite reflective this holiday break. Going into next semester I do not feel the same steam as I did coming into the progra..
Building a Community vs. Networking
Growing up, my father taught me (well, more like drilled into me) that networking is how you get ahead. It’s how you learn and develop..
What can I say about doubt that you don’t already know, that you aren’t already so intimately aware of? I ask myself often what is dou..
Extracurriculars: Caffeinated Reading Series
As a graduate student, you are going to be very busy. I know that should be pretty obvious, but really this is true. Although I’m curr..
Third Year Thoughts
I think best on rainy days.
About a week or so has passed since the start of the school year. I’ve had this kind of phantom limb feeli..
Hungry for Success
A piece published in Rabbit, a nonfiction poetry journal
In two weeks I will officially be starting my last year of graduate school. I..
What I’ve Learned from Five Year-Olds at Summer Camp
Our group mascot!
I like to think of myself as a pretty active person. Well…active, as in I bike ride sometimes, I walk to my local th..