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Get Ready for Another MFA Brain Dump

As I wrap up my third semester in my MFA in Writing program with the Vermont College of Fine Arts, I am beginning to prep for my next residency. Longtime readers of The Artist’s Road will know that means another spate of MFA Nuggets. Each day during my 10-day residencies, I post nuggets I’ve learned […]

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MFA Nugget: Revision vs. Re-Vision

MONTPELIER, VERMONT: “We have this whole thing wrong,” acclaimed memoirist Patricia Hampl told us, jolting the group of eight writing students to attention. We were having a private consultation with the visiting writer here at my MFA residency at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Patricia, a woman whose prose often is meditative and tranquil, […]

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