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Don’t put writing on your to-do list.

  I’m writing this to you from the Calgary airport. I’m going to be boarding a flight to Toronto soon. I’ve just finished a two-week writing retreat at the Banff Centre of the Arts. I’m excited to come home. I miss Ryan, our barn, and summer in Prince Edward County, but I’m sad to leave […]

Author spotlight: Diana Radovan

I’ve been looking forward to introducing you to the author in today’s spotlight. Some of our Story Intensive students already know her, because she is one of our outstanding TAs. For writers who have had the privilege of working with Diana Radovan, you know her to be smart, disciplined, and full of enchanted thoughts about […]

2016 AWP Round-Up

In past years, I found the Association of Writing Programs conference overwhelming — the massive AWP conference hosts over 11,000 writers, all under one roof — but this year was different for me, for a few reasons: I went with Christina Cha and Tara Bragg, two of our Story Intensive TAs, and it was absolutely […]

Write what you want to read.