Another one of my blogs is up on Columbia College Chicago’s Marginalia blog!
In an earlier post of mine entitled “Life, Magic, and the MFA,” I mentioned there being think-pieces on how Creative Writing programs may stifle creativity by forcing a growing writer to limit their art to within the self-imposed confines of a label. I also explained ways Columbia College Chicago hopes to chisel away at those parameters. Finally, I ended the blog by saying this: Because truthfully, when it gets down to it, professors and programs can only do so much. It is ultimately up to us — the students, the writers, the artists….
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