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5 Things I Learned from my MFA

Lessons from the aspiring writer’s degree of choice

In recent decades, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Creative Writing has become a common prerequisite for pursuing a career as a novelist or poet.

Responding in part to the lack of apprenticeships in the writing field, the MFA-style “writer’s workshop” concept originated at the University of…

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