The novelist and teacher who didn’t turn his back on his past, but faced it head on to find a voice uniquely his own.
When it comes to adding significant plot lines to your novel, you don’t want too many, or too few.
A guide to sifting through MFA programs for the best in poetry.
“The first draft is like throwing a hunk of clay onto the wheel. It’s literally getting down the raw material, and revision is my way of going back to shape something from that.”