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The creative writing MFA handbook : a guide for prospective graduate students

Author: Tom Kealey; Seth Abramson
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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"The Creative Writing MFA Handbook guides prospective graduate students through the difficult process of researching, applying to, and choosing graduate schools in creative writing. The handbook includes profiles of fifty creative writing programs, guidance through the application process, advice from current professors and students including George Saunders, Aimee Bender, Tracy K. Smith, and Geoffrey Wolff, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kealey, Tom.
Creative writing MFA handbook.
New York : Continuum, 2008
(OCoLC)680591809
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Kealey; Seth Abramson
ISBN: 9780826428868 082642886X
OCLC Number: 245564014
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: xiv, 226 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The basics --
What to look for in a creative writing program --
Criteria --
Choosing a low-residency MFA program in creative writing / by Erika Dreifus --
Is the PhD in creative writing the MFA of the future? / by Ed Schwarzschild --
The programs / by Seth Abramson --
A note to program directors --
The application process --
Checklist for applying to creative writing programs --
Decision time --
Your graduate program --
Interview with Scott McCabe --
Your teaching --
The writing workshop --
Publishing in literary magazines --
So you've got an MFA. Now what? / by Adam Johnson.
Responsibility: Tom Kealey ; with essays by Seth Abramson [and others].

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