“As I work on a project, typically a book-length essay, I try to ask myself, what puts the reader at the most extreme point of discomfiture?”
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Older students seeking graduate degrees in creative writing prove that age really is just a number.
Dan Sheehan, a recipient of the 2016 Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellowship, is a journalist, editor, and fiction writer.
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“The process of rewriting is so important, it’s like breathing to a writer. It’s everything.”