Tucked away about halfway down the hallway on the 8th floor of the 624 South Michigan building is room 803. This modest office is always p..
I’ve recently been thinking about some of the things I wish I had..
Again, congratulations on being accepted into the program! I’ve been corresponding with a few admitted students over the past week, an..
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’m gearing up for AWP 2013 in Boston, and I can’t wait! I’ve never been to Boston and AWP is my favorite time of year. I blogged last..
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..
Random Family just arrived today in the mail, just in time for Winter Break and for my four-and-a-half-hour flight home to San Diego.
I recently participated in the Graduate Student Ambassador panel at Columbia’s New Graduate Student Orientation, and many students had..