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Have MFA programs done away with standards? May 4, 2011: At Poets.org, Joan Houlihan shares some of her results from aninformal survey of students in four different MFA programs. While there's an "upsurge of MFA poetry programs, and therefore of poets," poets' abilities to grab and maintain readers are declining, leaving a gulf between the amount of work produced and the audience for it. As Houlihan [...] by