June 29th, which is only three short days away, will mark one whole year since I graduated from Lesley University’s Creative Writing MFA program. To say I miss it would be a gross understatement. Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the greater Boston area were my home away from home from June 2012 until June […]
When 2020 arrived, I was mildly aware of a new virus raging through China and moving into other parts of the world, but never imagined that it would become a worldwide pandemic that would affect me. Yet, that’s what happened. Here’s a small piece of my story. A Little Background… After staying home and only […]
Ah, residency. That blissful nine-day span where nothing matters but literature and writing. I love it and am freshly home from my second residency in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Lesley University. While this residency had its obvious differences from the first one back in June, it was still exactly what I needed–a […]
It took a little while, but I decided to apply to MFA programs. I had originally planned to go for my PhD, but as it stands, I’m unable to pay for the GRE tests I need to take to do so. Once I find a full-time job, I’ll look into taking them. For now, though, […]
In less than two weeks–On January 3rd, to be exact–I’ll be leaving for Boston to attend my second residency in Lesley University’s highly-touted MFA in Creative Writing Program. Like the first one last June, I’m nervous, but I think this second residency will go much smoother, mostly because I know what to expect now. In […]
COVID-19 infection. For a third time. The selfishness of humankind knows no bounds, that much is clear. Why can’t people be kind and do what needs to be done to keep others from getting sick? I hate this world so much some days.