I feel immense pride to to be a part of Columbia College Chicago’s Creative Writing Department. New students like myself are welcomed into..
Loitering, Charles D’Ambrosio’s 2014 essay collection that includes pieces from the cult favorite Orphans as we..
Aviya Kushner (MFA) is an Assistant Professor in Nonfiction at Columbia College Chicago. I have had th..
This past week I had the pleasure of meeting some of the newly admitted students in the next cohort of Nonfiction MFA students at Colu..
As I mentioned in my prior post, I’ve been starting to think about larger, more long-term projects (dare I even say the word, thesis?)..
MarginAliens! I am super excited to present to you the FIRST ISSUE OF 3ELEMENTS REVIEW! This is a labor of love from myself, my great ..
“I touch it, and it goes bzzzzzzarre.”
This is how Kwame Dawes kicked off Creative Nonfiction Week last week at CCC, and it couldn’t ha..
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.
Proseforms is the Story Workshop writing class that you take during your third semester in the program. There is a focus on creative n..
Last week, I discussed the first half of this quote from the piece “Notes” in Tim O’Brien’s book, “The Things They Carried.”