Category Archives: Teaching

Unsubstantial Poetry and Academia

What I am planning to write about is something I have not entirely figured out. I say this as a person who has many outspoken opinions on differing things: backpacking (good – just not in Europe), ketchup (disgusting), bacon (delicious), … Continue reading

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To MFA, or not to MFA?

I have a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. I loved Sarah Lawrence. The Professors truly helped me improve and explore as a writer. I used my degree to start down a career path … Continue reading

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One of the best experiences I have had this year is teaching a poetry class. I have been an English professor for over a year now, and while I have managed to sneakĀ  poetry in to most of my classes, … Continue reading

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Balancing Writing

In literary circles, the discussion of a writing life almost always involves frustration with writing and time. Time is something almost everyone seems to be lacking in when it comes to writing, because life requires balance, but it also demands … Continue reading

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