Monthly Archives: February 2016

Back 2 Basics

February 20, 2016  |  Uncategorized

This semester, my colleague John McDonough and I are team-teaching E210, an undergraduate introductory creative writing course here at CSU. Both John and I are in the last semester of the three-year MFA program. We’re about to spread our wings and fly, basically. The two of us have spent the past two-point-five years reading, writing, […]

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The Art of Submission

February 15, 2016  |  Uncategorized

I wrote a short story during the first semester of my MFA program, and my professor said I should submit it. I knew what he meant, of course, but the word “submit” seemed strange to me, and in some ways it still does. Hand it over, the word says, and give yourself over to the […]

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