Tag Archives: Jennifer Egan

No Word Allowed


A few months ago, I gave my Intro to Creative Writing class this assignment: Create a story, essay, poem, or play that is composed in anything EXCEPT Microsoft Word (or any word processing program). You must type the text into … Continue reading

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Five (or Six)


Charles Demuth, Figure 5 in Gold A few days ago, Sonya Chung posted this great essay on The Millions about being a teacher of creative writing and about the uncertainty that’s inherent to the writing life. She mentions a recent … Continue reading

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