While attending a low residency MFA program, I fell a little too much in love with my faculty mentors. The on-site residencies encouraged students and faculty to eat together and to travel together from hotels to the residency location, so a certain kind of beyond-the-workshop-table camaraderie developed. 1,053 more words
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It’s a funny story how I decided to get my MFA in Fiction Writing. Spoiler alert: it does not involve research.
I was twenty-four years old and in my second year as a full-time math teacher when I stopped by a little bookstore near my house in Uptown New Orleans and my eyes fell on a paperback called… 1,250 more words