Photo of a woman in a dark blue dress holding a cup of coffee that reads "Like a Boss." Text reads Writers at Work The Business of Being a Writer
Start: January 19, 2022 5 p.m.
End: January 19, 2022 6 p.m.
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Cathy Day
  • Do you need an MFA in Creative Writing in order to be a writer?
  • What about a PhD in Creative Writing? 
  • What's the difference between a residential MFA and a "low-res" MFA?
  • When is the right time to pursue the degree-–right after college or a few years later?

Learn the answers to these questions and more at the second of eight events in this series. 


This session will be led by Prof. Cathy Day and by special guests Prof. Lauren Cross, Prof. Silas Hansen, and Prof. Paige Waters


Writers at Work is co-sponsored by the Creative Writing program in the Department of English and by Compass Advantage

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