August 20, 2016

MFA: Expectation vs. Reality

By Laura Maylene Walter

It’s mid-August, the time of year when aspiring writers all over the country are gearing up to begin MFA programs. Only three short years ago, that was me. I remember […]

August 30, 2012

Mix Tape: Ignore the Man Behind the Curtain

By Maggie Smith

A look at the gratuitous-by-nature acknowledgments page—from “faux-modest self-promotion” to name-dropping to the ubiquitous list of friends and colleagues. “Is it really so gratifying to be recognized in print when […]