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Facing Fears as a Writer

October 8, 2018 by | News

By Sam Risak Dual MA/MFA Student This fall, I moved from Florida and started the MFA in Creative Writing program at Chapman University. I’m starting to get settled here, but I’m not settling as a writer. In fact, it’s just the opposite. Only a few weeks into my first semester, and I’ve gained insight from

Tips for Making Your Podcast the Best it Can Be

October 4, 2018 by Phil Wood | News

As a new MFA in Creative Writing student and longtime podcaster, I was excited to attend the recent GUS workshop titled “The Theory of Podcasting: A Conversational Art.” The class was taught by Mike Gravagno, who is a recent graduate of the MFA, and his cohost of the PopFilter.com podcast, Ryan Haley. I started my

Faculty Buzz Professor Kozameh Travels Across the World Presenting Her Work

October 3, 2018 by | Events

Professor Alicia Kozameh (Department of English) has returned from a trip to her native country, Argentina, where she was invited to present her new poetry book, Sal de sangres en guerra (Salt from Bloods in War) at the University of Cordoba, during the IV International Conference Languages of Memory, dedicated to individual, social and political

Study Spots and Happenin’ Hangouts Around Campus

October 1, 2018 by Matthew Goldman | News

By Matthew Goldman Graduate Research Assistant Now that the semester is in full swing, you are probably looking for a place where you can finish your 200-page reading assignment for the lit class you’re enrolled in. Or maybe you need to escape the distractions at your house to write that creative piece that’s due for

Working Through Despair and Blockage

September 24, 2018 by Mariam Said | News

By Mariam Said MFA Program Assistant When I first started applying to MFA programs a little more than a year and a half ago, it was for the purpose of finding a writing community. I was in the middle of my second year of teaching, and I was miserable, I wasn’t writing, and I wanted

One Year In: What I’ve Learned About the MFA in Creative Writing

September 4, 2018 by Meg Boyles | News

By Meg Boyles MFA Program Assistant  A year ago, I started the MFA in Creative Writing program at Chapman University. I thought an MFA program would be like one really long, fantastic workshop. Summer  workshops I had taken before showed me that the creative community, the diverse classes, and the serious assignments shaped me into

Tips to make the most of your MFA

August 27, 2018 by Matthew Goldman | News

By Matthew Goldman Graduate Research Assistant Before I began the time-consuming process of applying for MFA programs, I spent hours researching the value of an MFA in Creative Writing. While there were plenty of results that described the MFA as an essential part of an aspiring writer’s career, there were an equal number of dissenting

2018 Fall Graduate Workshops Make sure to register!

June 20, 2018 by | News

Each semester Wilkinson College offers a variety of workshops for graduate students on topics related to academic, personal, and career development. Graduate Students may register for this 0 credit P/NP class through my.chapman.edu. Course number is GUS 530. Here’s a list of workshops coming up. We hope to see you there! Fall 2018 Graduate Student

2018 Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony

May 8, 2018 by | News

Last week students were honored at the 2018 Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony. Below is a list of the Wilkinson College winners. Congratulations to everyone. Art Department Art History Honors Madeline Anderson, Jessica Bocinski, Brooke Fessler, McKenna Robbie, Manon Wogahn Purcell Award Jessica Bocinski Fine Arts Honors Emma Foss, Haley Hopkins, Gi Ling