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Felicia Rose Chavez, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Matthew Salesses join Namrata Poddar to discuss decolonizing the writing workshop and the effects of gatekeeping on BIPOC writers.
Eight recent graduates from MFA programs across the U.S. offer advice on applying, choosing, financing, attending, and completing a graduate writing program.
Why do you want an MFA? Important questions to ask yourself before you apply.
The author describes creating a community-driven workshop where students are not asked to check their politics and identities at the door, and offers a series of questions for instructors to ask themselves before leading a class.
A teacher and two-time director of a creative writing graduate program offers advice to incoming MFA students on how to take advantage of opportunities and cultivate good writing habits.
Teachers and students at online MFA programs reveal the financial and lifestyle upsides of the no-residency format.
Directors of full- and low-residency MFA programs share how they are adapting to the unpredictable course of the pandemic, finding new ways to teach and connect, and planning for the future.
The author chronicles the closing of her low-residency MFA program and outlines the potential of the low-residency model and the steps programs must take to survive.
Grant Faulkner, executive director of National Novel Writing Month and the cofounder of 100 Word Story, leads a literary tour of San Francisco, a city of rollicking rogues and home of the Beats.