The pandemic has forced teaching writers and their students to move classes online, but that’s far from the only challenge for adjunct professors at colleges and universities across the country.
A writer in Sofia, Bulgaria, tracks the coronavirus pandemic through a global network of family and friends.
A Danish organization challenges library patrons worldwide to confront prejudices and change perspectives through conversations with “human books.”
An adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco writes about transitioning to online learning after her physical classroom was closed.
The fifth installment in a continuing series about making money as a writer takes a closer look at the financial realities of academia, from adjunct work to tenure-track professorships.
A writing teacher proposes a new way to approach workshops—without the language of “good” or “bad.”
A former writing teacher explores the best methods for encouraging new talent.
An exploration of windows as creative tools: how they expand our horizons in the world and in writing, acting as frames for observation and portals to the new worlds we discover in our art.
Laura Mullen was born in Los Angeles in 1958. She received her MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop and currently teaches at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. She is the author of The Surface (University of Illinois, 1991) and After I Was Dead (University of Georgia, 1999). Her writing has won many awards including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
A precarious attempt to swim across the Hudson River helps a fiction writer explore the pathways of plot—through shifting currents, pain and exhaustion, and an unanticipated twist.