Tag: residency

  • 2018-01-06 MFA Residency Wrap Up

    I arrived home last night to a quiet house and a kitten who was happy to see me. I left all my bags in a pile in the bedroom, had a snack and finished up some writing, and went to bed. I was utterly exhausted. If I were to sum up my experience these past […]

  • 2018-01-05 MFA Residency Day 8 – Finding Your Tribe

    I wish I knew the name of the woman who said, on one of those first days at lunch or dinner that “everybody cries”. I think she went on to say that she cries daily during this little adventure we are all on together. I knew that I would, but I didn’t know then that […]

  • 2017-12-31 MFA Residency Day 3 – Space and Time Matter

    I broke away from the pack about 2:30 and took my leave of this building with a dual purpose in mind. I wanted to relieve myself of the claustrophobia of being hold-up in a somewhat confined space surrounded by freezing temperatures outside and I also needed to get tights or leggings for my outfit tomorrow. […]

  • 2017-12-29 MFA Residency Day 2 – First Impressions

    Yesterday went like this… Get up, treadmill, shower, eat, orientation, workshop, eat, lecture, lecture, lecture, eat, faculty reading, next day prep, go to bed. It was a lot to soak in. I enjoyed the lecture on short story writing and one proven formula to utilize for success, but my favorite was the one about poetry. […]