By the time this goes up I will have finished my first semester at Columbia College Chicago. I will be one semester closer to having m..
As a person interested, thoroughly, in making artist books, I often find myself using text in a lot of my work. I mean really, I love ..
I went home for Thanksgiving twice. The first trip home was to my parent’s house where I am not only welcome but also fed and even wel..
So I picked up a primer on German Idealist philosophy from the bookstore recently. One of the great things about poetry is that anythi..
You’ll never believe this, but people in poetry programs are passionate about the poets they have loved. I know, I know. Go pick your ..
So it turns out being in graduate school also means you have to do adult things like take care of your immunizations. This is a law in..
One of my favorite things about being a writer and being in a writing community is going to readings (see previous post about The Doll..
At the end of the day, you come to a poetry program to improve your work. My experience so far with graduate school has been that this..
This past week, the Nonfiction Program hosted its annual Creative Nonfiction Week. Creative Nonfiction Week is a collaborative event t..
What kind of people are in a graduate poetry program? Is it all hipsters? People straight out of college? Starving artists? All of the..