So you’ve received your acceptance letter, and you’re beaming. I know I was. I put it on the refrigerator and called my mom. I was ecs..
Boston was a beautiful location for the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP). The weather, though, was a little le..
I recently met with my thesis advisor, Jenny Boully, to discuss the 110 page draft I submitted. We met on Valentine’s Day, enjoyed som..
It’s so much easier to answer, “I teach,” when someone asks what I do for a living than to say I’m a writer, but at the core of everyt..
I recently participated in the Graduate Student Ambassador panel at Columbia’s New Graduate Student Orientation, and many students had..
Maddison Hamil is a first-year MFA candidate in the Nonfiction program at Columbia. I have had the opportunity to work with Maddison c..
This week I had the opportunity to meet with some of our newly admitted students, and I was so pleased to have met all of them (or you..
So, I blogged about AWP a few weeks ago, and last weekend was the big event. 10,000 writers gathered in Chicago’s South Loop for the a..
As an emerging writer it is important for me to be submitting my work, to get myself out there—yes— but also to familiarize myself wit..