The Low-Residency MFA Handbook: A Guide for Prospective Creative Writing Students

The Low-Residency MFA Handbook: A Guide for Prospective Creative Writing Students

by Lori A. May

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ISBN-13: 9781441128430
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 01/13/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 916,228
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Lori A. May is a part-time writing instructor and a member of the AWP, MLA, and the Michigan College English Association. She is a frequent guest lecturer and workshop presenter at writers' conferences and graduate writing programs. In addition to her freelance writing, May is the author of two novels and a poetry collection. More information is available online at www.loriamay.com.


Lori A. May is the author of The Low-Residency MFA Handbook: A Guide for Prospective Creative Writing Students (2011) and Square Feet (2014). May's creative and critical work has appeared in print and online with publications such as The Atlantic, Brevity, Colorado Review, Passages North, The Writer, and Writer's Digest. She teaches in the University of King's College (Halifax) creative nonfiction MFA program and is a frequent guest speaker at writing conferences and residencies. Visit www.loriamay.com for more info.

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Low-Residency MFAs
Chapter 2: Is the Low-Residency Model Right for Me?
Chapter 3: The Selection Process
Chapter 4: The Application Process
Chapter 5: Funding
Chapter 6: The Programs
Chapter 7: The Residency Experience
Chapter 8: Non-Residency Semesters
Chapter 9: Pedagogical Preparation
Chapter 10: Learning from Experience
Chapter 11: Life After the MFA
Chapter 12: AWP Membership&Services
Appendix A: Extended Interviews
Appendix B: Quick Reference
Appendix C: Additional Resources
Acknowledgements

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