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"Put your ear to your soul and listen hard." -Anne Sexton
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Seminar in Ireland 2018
Morning writing workshops. Literary
discussions over lunch. Afternoon writing time followed by tea and a talk.
Readings before breaking for dinner. Set that daily schedule against the
stunning seaside backdrop of Ireland’s acclaimed Dingle Peninsula. Popula...
Seminar in Ireland 2018
Seminar in Ireland 2018
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Interview with the incomparable Tommy Shea
Listen in on this delightful conversation between Tommy Shea and Sandy Chmiel, in which Tommy, who will be teaching the Creative Nonfiction Writing I course in the MFA, shares his history as a writer, his memorable moments chasing stories, and his ear for t...
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Congratulations, 2018 MFA graduates!
Summertime, and the living is easy—especially
if you just finished a graduate program after completing 13 writing courses and
a 100-page thesis. I’m hoping the members of our 2018 MFA graduating class are
taking a deep breath before going on to the next gre...
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Interview with travel writer Anna Mantzaris, newest MFA faculty member
We are delighted to welcome Anna
Mantzaris to our MFA community as a faculty member teaching travel writing.
In this intimate interview Anna, a California-based travel writer, talks about
the genesis of her writing career, why travel is good for writers, an...
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Publishing a personal essay
One of the pleasures of having one’s creative
nonfiction work published is the sense of direct communication with a reader. A
personal essay, in particular, allows for an intimacy between writer and
reader, a bond between two individuals unknown to each oth...
Publishing a personal essay
Publishing a personal essay
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Publishing a personal essay
One of the pleasures of having
one’s creative nonfiction work published is the sense of direct communication
with a reader. A personal essay, in particular, allows for an intimacy between
writer and reader, a bond between two individuals unknown to each oth...
Publishing a personal essay
Publishing a personal essay
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  February
literary feast: Four MFA instructors talk about their new books One of the great pleasures of working
with the writers on my faculty is knowing when their new work is about to be
published and getting to read it right away. This academic year, So...
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Literary Wish List!
Do you
have a literary wish list for the holidays? If you’re a writer, you
do.  You might be dreaming of a stack of
new books, a beautiful new journal, a fancy pen, a literary map of Ireland
poster, or my current favorite from the British Library, " Ex
Libr...
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December greetings
Greetings! Here in New England, the
cold and snow have arrived, just in time for the holidays. (To this native
Californian, gaudily decorated palm trees with chili pepper lights evoke the
holidays much more than snow.) With or without snow, what else puts y...
December greetings
December greetings
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Greetings! Here in New England, the
cold and snow have arrived, just in time for the holidays. (To this native
Californian, gaudily decorated palm trees with chili pepper lights evoke the
holidays much more than snow.) With or without snow, what else puts y...
Director's Blog: MFA in Creative Nonfiction at BPU
Director's Blog: MFA in Creative Nonfiction at BPU
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