More on Choosing to Do an MFA

A website modestly entitled "The Best Damn Creative Writing Blog...Period" recently collected questions from readers about doing an MFA. They sent me the questions, and I responded to each one. Then, much like the trick where one whisks away a table cloth, leaving the items on the table in tact--I swiped the questions and stitched the piece together into this article about why and how I went about doing my MFA.

The piece begins:

The circumstances that brought me back to poetry, and subsequently to an MFA degree, were not common. In fact, the doctors told me what my wife and I experienced was a one-in-one-thousand occurrence. After the death of our infant son, poetry became the only language that made sense to me.

Read the full article at "The Best Damn Creative Writing Blog ... Period."

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