As a graduate student, you are going to be very busy. I know that should be pretty obvious, but really this is true. Although I’m curr..
Summer in Chicago is it’s own universe, full of exciting events to choose from. You can find pretty much everything here after everyon..
The New Year has dawned, and I don’t have a list of Resolutions for myself. For the past handful of years, I can name the “goals” I made f..
As the Graduate Ambassador for the ..
Liz Forsythe (Poetry MFA 2016) in the spring Department of Creative Writing reading series
When people ask me what exactly an MFA is a..
Reading Langston Hughes and making notes. Coffee is optional, though generally encouraged.
Anyone who tells you that reading poetry is..
Opening for Tobias Wolff @ Columbia College Chicago (photo: Mandy Clark)
This past week has been incredibly busy AND incredibly huge f..
Nate Marshall’s Wild Hundreds is the only book on this semester’s reading list I already owned. It’s incredible.
One of the most excit..
Fresh blueberries from this summer, now frozen in my freezer
At the start of the New Year, I was very determined to sit down and evalu..
Everything about this fall feels different than the past two I’ve experienced in Chicago. I’m no longer trying to figur..