Category Archives: MFA

Post MFA Life

This is the first September in five years that I’m not gearing up for school. Every autumn since 2013, I looked forward to sitting in a classroom, forsaking sleep and learning. If is a strange feeling to not have that … Continue reading

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The CNR Inaugural MFA Class 2018

My class was the first MFA class to graduate from The College of New Rochelle. A 2 year program that went full time. It was a hard road, but I did it in the time allotted to me.  Current MFA … Continue reading

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I’m a Paper Carrying ‘Artist’

Just a short post to announce that it finally happened.  After 2 years of no sleep (5 if you count the Bachelor’s), I can say that I have obtained my MFA in Creative Writing. The journey was hard but well … Continue reading

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Gregory Pardlo / Nicole Sealey

One of my recent articles for the CNR news website is up.   You will also find the same article posted in our literary magazine The Canopy Review. Here are some of the photos I took of these two fantastic poets. Read the article to … Continue reading

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MFA and Beyond

The long pauses in my blog has to stop.  When you are MFAing there really is little time for much else.  Reading and doing and writing Thesis.  But that is all coming to an end. I graduate on May 22nd … Continue reading

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MFA Update

The semester is half over and I’m still getting my bearings. It takes me several months to get acclimated, and at this rate, I will be graduating by the time it happens. I would have never imagined I would meet … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on 2 Fiction Novels

Title: Young Jane Young Author: Gabrielle Zevin Genre: Fiction College intern Aviva Grossman has an illicit affair with a congressman.  However this story isn’t 1) Just a story about a young woman and an older married man’s indiscretions. 2) Told … Continue reading

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