Monthly Archives: October 2013

Being Indian: A Memory

October 29, 2013  |  Internships, Nonfiction, Publishing, Writing

 The American West is stunningly beautiful. Its images, quilted together, form a landscape that can be brought to mind with the aroma of pine that stings my nostrils, the feel of soil between my fingers, the sound of a waterfall or the taste of chokecherry jelly that my mom used to make in August. To […]

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Internship Opportunities Abound

Whether you are a new, weathered, or prospective graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, you musn’t forget about the abundance of internship opportunities available to you! The English Department created a formal internship program about 20 years ago, and today – thanks to the hard work of Deanna Ludwin, John Calderazzo, and others – […]

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New Faculty Camille Dungy Reads on Thursday, October 17th

October 15, 2013  |  Uncategorized

I have the distinct honor of introducing the newest member of our creative writing faculty, Camille Dungy. Not only has our program gained an excellent teacher and poet, but also an editor and advocate. In fact, Huffington Post recently named Camille as one of the top 200 poetry advocates for her non-profit project, “From the […]

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Tuition/ Intuition

October 2, 2013  |  Uncategorized

One day years ago, I woke up around ten in the morning with a slight cough. Because I was scheduled to work two hours later, I decided to drink several cups of coffee and tough it out.  Of course, my awareness of the situation was somewhat imbalanced. My body undoubtedly knew that some urgent action […]

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