I love books. Ask any writer about the possessions that he or she values most and I am positive that books are at the top, if not near..
I think it was the first moment I realized how awesome living in a big city is.
I’d just finished doing the dishes. It was about 7:00P..
Almost half of my grad class came in as part-time students. They had good reasons: full-time jobs, families, crippling addictions to o..
I came to grad school seeking opportunities to teach. I figured that my professorial career would start with a section of Freshman Com..
I spend about eighty percent of my time on campus on the fifth floor of the 33 E. Congress bui..
I live in one of the world’s great cities.
It’s strange for me to write that, to type it, and even stranger to think about it while..
Before I moved to Chicago, I thought of literary readings as tame, mannered affairs that involved an hour or so of self-serious mumbli..
We have first-years. We have a real, live program. This is exciting news. The Creative Writing – Nonfiction MFA program is in its seco..