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!).
Last Thursday, at 11 p.m., my finger hovered over the touch pad of my laptop. The cursor was poised ominously over a send button. I stared..
In many institutions of higher education it is customary for faculty members to rotate through taking turns as the department heads. It’s ..
Working on one of my ten-foot drawings in the studio.
Hello again from this (my final) semester at Columbia College Chicago!
After the first week of spring semester and I can say with a high degree of certainty that my main activity this semester will be read..
Last week I experienced the greatest amount of nervousness I’ve had for any workshop in the entirety of my education. This fall, the secon..
Photos around campus on my first day of classes.
…and we’re back! Just like that classes have started just there’s a slight crispnes..
CM Burroughs, Graduate Poetry Faculty
To give prospective and current students some insight into the Poetry MFA program, I’ll be talki..
To give prospective and current students some insight into the Poetry MFA program, I’ll be talking with members of the faculty. K..
Just this past Tuesday I headed north on the Red Line, exiting where the neighborhoods of The Gold Coast and Old Town meet. It was 5:10pm ..