• Medium,  Poetry,  Writing

    What Makes a Good Poem?

    When you think of poetry, your mind might go to the classics. Perhaps to Homer’s The Odyssey or to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales — both epic stories told in meter and reflected in the tropes of modern storytelling still used today. Or maybe when you…

  • MFA,  Writing

    The Life of a Writer is a Life of Rejection

    This is a post I never published from spring 2017, yet is particularly poignant after a slew of another type of rejections recently… I’ve been meaning to write something about rejection for a while.  The thing is, I find this…