The Creative Writing Program is proud to present the second event of the fall 2015 MFA Graduate Reading Series! This reading will feature second year MFA student and fiction writer Bret Nye and second year MFA students and poets Nichole Riggs and Alethea Tusher. Come out to Debartolo 207 this Wednesday, November 18th, […]
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true poets and artists know where language ends, which is why they go there… -John Yau Poet, critic, and professor John Yau of Rutgers University will read on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 at the Hammes Bookstore on Notre Dame’s campus. Yau’s newest collection of poems, Further Adventures in the Monochrome, presses “language to its limit—not to mention […]
In one word the answer is TERMINAL! A Masters in Fine Arts is a terminal degree. A PhD is a terminal degree but a Masters degree is not equivalent to an MFA or a PhD. Wear, use, and remember the letters with pride.
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Sami Schalk ’10 told us about one major benefit to getting her MFA at Notre Dame: “I have been telling a lot of folks recently how much getting the MFA has benefited me in the dissertation writing process. I have no hang-ups about showing my work to people, writing or revising in ways that many […]
I quote our stunning faculty member, Joyelle McSweeney, “Fun as football is for all of us poets, can we maybe discard the idea that MFA programs are rivals trying to push each other out of the rankings, rather than allies trying to make as much space in this lousy world for writing and art as […]