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Is an MFA in Creative Writing Worth It?

A final trip to Paris last month marked the end of my dream graduate school experience. Now, I just need to find a spot to hang my Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree from New York University. 747 more words


Congratulations To The Summer 2016 Graduates Of The University Of Nebraska MFA In Writing!!!!!

Congratulations to the summery 2016 graduates of the University of Nebraska MFA in writing!!!!!

Man, it’s been 6 years now since I’ve graduated. 6 years and 12 graduating classes. 7 more words

The MFA is Not a Calling Card: The Low-Residency View

A guest post from Kevin Haworth:

Like other Brevity blog readers, I have been following the thread of conversation this week started by Emily Smith… 1,129 more words

Teaching Resources

Up Periscope: Testing the Waters of Social Video

Last week, I took the plunge into Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming video app. I’ve been thinking about trying this technology for a while now, but frankly, I felt a little daunted. 1,331 more words


Seeing red. Being read.

Thirteen years ago, I had just finished up my MFA at Arizona State University. It was a summer evening in the low desert, the kind where the heat rising off the asphalt can breed a kind of angst. 463 more words

Bluegrass Writers Studio

Post-low-res-MFA, Dipping Toe into Academic Job Market

Last night I gave a reading at a great school where a faculty member who got an MFA from a low-residency program is now in a wonderful tenure-track faculty position. 936 more words