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Residency Made Me a Writer

I’ve written so much since leaving Spalding. I wrote on the plane, both in my notebook and on the computer. I’ve written at my desk. I’ve stopped mid-barn-cleaning and taken notes on my phone. 61 more words

Writing

Grad Student Admissions!

This week, now that final exams are over and end-of-year meetings have been held, I’ve been able to turn my attention back to admitting students to our… 726 more words

Education

Another thought on Grad School Funding: Ask Your Boss!

This past week, I spent at #AWP15, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs’ annual convention. There, I got lots of valuable information and had a great time running into writers I know from the… 591 more words

Writing

MFA in Creative Writing: the Low-Residency Route

After years of debating whether or not I was even interested in a Creative Writing MFA program (and years of debating whether to give in to my desire to write or stifle that and do something practical), I’ve finally decided to go for it. 612 more words

Writing

Letters of Recommendation for MFA in Creative Writing

Recently, after posting on this blog about the Letter of Intent and the Writing Sample, I received a question about who should write letters of recommendation for a program in creative writing. 845 more words

Writing

Follow Up: Not to GRE

This is just a quick follow-up post to my previous one “To GRE or Not to GRE” — that was the question. And the answer is… 280 more words

Education

To GRE or Not to GRE

Mississippi University for Women, where I direct the creative writing program, was recently approved to offer a low-residency MFA in creative writing. As part of the approval process, I had to bring the proposal to our graduate council. 663 more words

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