Before I tell you about my experience in an MFA program in creative writing, I must first talk about America’s double-helix Original Sin: slavery and
Students ask whether or not they should get a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in order to become a writer and I say
I was at war with a rat for four months. It was a losing battle; nearly every morning for sixteen weeks, we woke to half-eaten
1. Here’s the Oxford English Dictionary definition of “aesthetics:” “Concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty; Giving or designed to give pleasure through beauty.