Items Tagged With MFA programs

San Francisco Bay Area

by Grant Faulkner

City Guides

Online Only, posted 1.9.17

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.

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Industrious After Wisdom: Thoughts on the MFA as a Student and Teacher

by Jim Minick

Special Section

Posted 8.17.16

Jim Minick

Writer and teacher Jim Minick recalls his unique experiences as a student in one MFA program while teaching in another, and offers ideas about what an ideal full- and low-residency program might include.

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Making the Road by Walking: From Brooklyn to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Back

by Naomi Jackson

Special Section

Posted 8.17.16

Naomi Jackson

A novelist revisits the challenges of attending the Iowa Writers’ Workshop as a person of color, and explores the importance of inclusion, community, and home.

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The Aha! Moment: Kate Daniels of the MFA Program at Vanderbilt University

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 8.17.16

Michael Bourne

As part of a continuing series, poet Kate Daniels, director of the MFA program at Vanderbilt University, discusses the potential she saw in poetry applicant Tiana Clark’s admissions essay.

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