Posts Tagged ‘MFA’

A convict, Kenneth Hartman, weighs in on the best books about prison life.

Bruce Cordingly writes about the odd business of sustaining a literary reputation.

And Mike Agresta on the value of the MFA.


Excellent article by Chad Harbach on the two literary cultures in the United States: MFA programs and Brooklyn/NYC. What motivates these two cultures? What are their canons? Recommended.

And here’s Paul Collins on what the Victorians, including Henry James, thought about training writers.

And Christian Wiman, editor of that venerable magazine, Poetry, on what’s he reading now.