Dear writers, As summer comes to a peak, my personal time has become more and more limited. Raising a toddler, running my own small consultancy and writing my first book means that I must say goodbye to this project.  And unfortunately, I will not be able to get the audio lessons off the ground-- my… Continue reading Goodbye


How to Write a Personal Statement

The personal statement is an opportunity to present yourself in a straightforward and authentic way. It's like sitting down one-on-one with a faculty reader for 5-10 precious minutes. The personal statement features your voice, background, interests, facility with language, and creative heart and pursuits. It may sound generic but this is your chance to illuminate your… Continue reading How to Write a Personal Statement

Interview with Lauren Grodstein of Rutgers University

Lauren Grodstein is the author of five novels, including the New York Times bestseller A Friend of the Family and the Washington Post Book of the Year The Explanation for Everything.  Her most recent novel, Our Short History, published in 2017, has been listed in Oprah's Top 20 Books and Flavorwire's Book of the Month. She directs… Continue reading Interview with Lauren Grodstein of Rutgers University

New School Added: University of South Florida (Tampa)

The University of South Florida (Tampa) joins our growing list of fully funded programs. "All University of South Florida MFA students receive three years of full funding (tuition remission, stipend of $13,084, and health insurance) and are eligible for university travel grants," says Rita Ciresi, Director of Creative Writing. Stay tuned for an interview with… Continue reading New School Added: University of South Florida (Tampa)