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Category Archives: writing life
Nancy Toomey, fellow fiction mfa student, and I are taking Principles of Playwriting at NJIT, with six undergraduates whose majors range from directing to management information systems. Playwriting is a very particular craft, broken down into its component parts by … Continue reading
Any mention of Newark in the New York Times catches my eye. Wednesday an article about the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival touted Newark’s burgeoning cultural scene, “evidenced by established cultural institutions like Newark Symphony Hall and the Newark Museum, … Continue reading
Wonderful news, folks: Alice Eliott Dark has started a blog! You can check out her latest post on inspiration here. Of course, no Alice blog would be complete without a little Flaubert; I highly recommend her thoughts on his description. … Continue reading
Whether you’re already in a program, preparing your apps, or just thinking about an MFA, you might be interested in this collection of posts by current MFAers around the country. Especially if you’re competitive, like me. At The MFA Chronicles, … Continue reading
R-N fiction (errr, memoir?) MFAer, and my stellar office buddy/ bay area cohort, Dickson Lam, is back from week 1 of the VONA Voices Workshop, which took place June 20th-26th on the beautiful University of San Francisco campus. Put on by Voices of … Continue reading