On this week’s episode Gloria discusses the M.F.A. in creative writing. She breaks down her expectations when she started and what she wishes she knew when she was applying. She talks about the different types of programs, what to expect if you decide to pursue and M.F.A., and some of the pitfalls of this degree. She also talks about the academic job market and who might benefit from earning an M.F.A. in creative writing.

From this episode
AWP https://www.awpwriter.org/
MLA (where to find job listings for professor jobs) https://www.mla.org/
Poets and Writers MFA program database https://www.pw.org/mfa