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“Am I Ready For The MFA?”

To prepare for a MFA in writing, focus on community and a writing practice first.

The author at age 22 holding a pencil, in thought. Photo is black and white.
The author at age 22 holding a pencil, in thought. Photo is black and white.
Me at the first OutWrite conference in San Francisco in 1990, a year before applying to MFA programs. Photo by Rick Gerharter.

Author of the novels THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT and EDINBURGH, and the essay collection HOW TO WRITE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL.

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