A Day in an MFA Writing Program

The debate about whether or not an MFA in writing is a useful degree has raged for at least the past decade. One side insists that the degree is important; it opens new neural pathways, and cultivates a lifelong love of writing and reading in students, whether they become professional writers or not. The other side argues that the degree is a money making tool for universities that doesn’t teach the students anything they couldn’t learn by reading and writing on their own…

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