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I've been tagged

I don’t think I’ve been tagged before; if so, I must have missed it. Something about it feels odd, but also sort of flattering. Kate… 796 more words

Literary Life

In Elite MFA Programs, The Challenge Of Writing While 'Other'

by Lynn Neary August 19, 2014 3:54 PM ET

For many writers, a contract with one of the major publishing houses is the Holy Grail — and getting accepted to a prestigious Master of Fine Arts program may bring aspiring writers one step closer. 1,661 more words

Writing

Salinger and Me

I watched a documentary recently on the writer J.D. Salinger, entitled simply, Salinger. There were remembrances by people who knew him and a discussion of his work, his life, and ultimately how he became a recluse until his death. 639 more words

Menelusuri Riwayat Iowa, Ibukota Sastra Dunia (2)

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Kepenulisan Kreatif sebagai Disiplin Ilmu Akademis

Carl Seashore, seorang psikolog yang tertarik dengan pengukuran bakat musik dan skolastik, mengepalai Graduate College (semacam Program Master/ S2) saat 1922 Iowa menjadi kampus besar pertama di AS yang bersedia menerima karya-karya sastra kreatif untuk gelar lanjutan, bukan hanya sarjana/ S1. 754 more words

Writing

Menelusuri Riwayat Iowa, Ibukota Sastra Dunia (1)

Midwest, bagian barat tengah negeri Paman Sam, di telinga saya lebih lekat dengan cerita-cerita koboi dan para penjelajah yang berani dan penuh semangat petualangan. Midwest yang terletak di tengah-tengah daratan Amerika Utara terdiri dari 12 negara bagian yakni Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin dan yang tak kalah penting Iowa. 960 more words

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"My job is medical actor, which means I play sick."

I’m interested in the way pain sticks in our bones despite itself. I’m interested in the ways it clings to us like it has something to say that our brains and our hearts don’t mean but the pain means. 1,579 more words

In-Depthness (my new story at Grape Collective!)

I am extremely pleased to announce that I have a new story published at Grape Collective! It’s pretty much my life story in a bottle, essentially, and for whatever that’s worth … 122 more words

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