The Spring Semester started on Monday, and I don’t have my first graduate class until Wednesday night. So what have I been doing these fir..
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..
When I was about to begin graduate school in early September I marked each of the fifteen weeks down on a calendar, much as a prisoner wou..
I write to you from the last stress-filled weeks of the semester. I know end-of-semester chaos isn’t a new thing, but I always find myself..
I’m writing from the head-fog-filled morning of November 9, the day after the Election was called for Republican candidate Donald Trum..
Development serves as one of the most important factors in creating a good film. It is of the utmost importance to..
Ahh, that sweet sweet “Screenplay by” credit
In the Cinema Directing program, we almost always write our own scripts. But not every di..
Reading Langston Hughes and making notes. Coffee is optional, though generally encouraged.
Anyone who tells you that reading poetry is..
Max Ernst, Yves Tanguy, Joan Miró, Max Morise, and Man Ray’s Cadavre Exquis at MoMA
If you’re like most writers I know, the hardest p..
My notebook that goes mostly anywhere with me, with an introduction (and welcome to Columbia) from the former Poetry MFA Ambassador.