The outbreak of COVID-19 in March set the stage for a summer at home for most people, including Andrew Altschul, who had spent the last eight years writing a novel, which he expected to publicize heavily with a tour of in-person reading events.
Welcome back to a most peculiar year. Here at CSU, the MFA program in Creative Writing has done their best to keep calm and carry on. Carry on is something I’ve been thinking of a lot lately.
Here’s the thing about writing while quarantining with two young children: there is no waiting for the muse to appear or inspiration to strike…
Entering the Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing redefined Felicia Zamora’s professional trajectory in a way that continues to support her personal aspirations. Zamora (MFA ’12, Creative Writing) has accepted a tenure-track position as assistant professor of English at University of Cincinnati, where she begins in fall.
Were you to ask me—more years ago than I care to mention, back when I was a child playing my Atari—what I wanted to be when I grew up, my answer would have been, “a writer.”
CSU English professor and Guggenheim fellow Camille Dungy reads three poems in acknowledgment of the space we share with our planetary co-habitants.
…Excluding those who are working the front lines in health care, essential service employees, or parents who are taking on extra responsibilities, the majority of us who are sheltering-in-place, staying-at-home, and waiting out this pandemic, life is a little less busy…
As the novel coronavirus sweeps across the globe CSU English alumna Kristen Mullen teaches in China — the site of her 2015 summer teaching program.
CSU English major John Barnhardt (B.A., ’96) used to spend hours talking about movies, shooting film and film careers. Several decades and Emmys later, he returns to use his skills in the Fort Collins community.
I’m not sure how much stock to put in coincidences… but what are the odds that the one apartment tour I was at home for would bring people who were moving from not only the city, but the school I was soon heading toward?