My talented writer friend, former MFA workshop mate, and colleague at Phoebe and The Breeze, Will, tagged me in the Writing Process Blog Hop. He answered four questions about how … Continue reading
In 2009 I traveled to Zilina, Slovakia for a year-long Fulbright Fellowship. Two months into my teaching assistantship I became extremely ill. What follows is my (slightly humorous, very odd) account … Continue reading
when the last tree is cut down, the last fish eaten, and the last stream poisoned, you will realize that you cannot eat money.
Academia has been my world for the past eight years; I graduated college with a degree in English and Anthropology, completed a Fulbright, and dove headfirst into an MFA program in Creative … Continue reading
I couldn’t have picked a better first half marathon. The weather was ideal: sunny and clear, 65 degrees at 7:00 a.m., not a cloud in the sky. Fields, wildflowers, horses, … Continue reading
A talented creative writing student of mine taught me how to write a “found” poem. She showed me a marked-up page of Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle, a favorite book of hers, and then … Continue reading