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Mills College Adjunct Instructors Fight for the Right to Unionize August 4, 2014: The East Bay Express slam dunks this recent article about Mills College adjunct faculty’s fight to earn a living-wage. While shedding light on the plight of Bay Area adjunct professors, many of [...] by

It’s All Good: Jacket Copy Put Your Name on the List February 24, 2014: In her book review at the Los Angeles Times, Carolyn Kellogg considers a new book published by renegade literary outlet, N+1, ruminating on the difference between living in New York and attending an [...] by

The Defense of the Poesy Workshoppe April 15, 2013: This week I’ve been thinking about Alan Davies’s wonderful and provocative recent post in which he discusses Sarah Schulman’s new book The Gentrification of the Mind. I’ve been thinking in [...] by

Two Perspectives on the Whole AWP-MFA-Glut Thing March 1, 2013: Remember the other day when we posted on Seth Oelbaum’s explosive piece at HTMLGiant? It’s caused something of a perturbance in the blogsphere and spurred poets to do what they do best [...] by

Critical Pedagogy & the Creative Writing Workshop January 7, 2013: For those dear readers interested in the intersection between creative writing and critical pedagogy, do we have the conference for you! Mark Nowak, no stranger to the liberating potential of the [...] by

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 [...] by

MythBusters: MFA Edition January 5, 2011: While many spent December 26th sleeping off Christmas cookie hangovers, Seth Abramson was continuing his Creative Writing MFA myth-busting over at The Huffington Post. Each of Abramsons’ six [...] by

MFA vs. NYC vs. Everybody calm down November 30, 2010: Slate has excerpted Chad Harbach’s n+1 essay on MFA programs and NYC literary culture to no small amount of hoopla. Like a good fight promoter, Harbach knows what will get his audience riled up [...] by