Speak No Evil Forum Response: “MFA vs. POC” (Janine Joseph)

Janine Joseph   A few weeks ago, I plugged an old external hard drive into my laptop in search of the application materials I submitted to MFA programs ten years ago. My advanced creative writing students were looking into graduate programs that week and I thought I would share one of my own applications as [Continue Reading…]

Speak No Evil Forum Introduction: “MFA vs. POC”

Forum Junot Díaz’s April 2014 New Yorker piece “MFA vs. POC” sums up the failings of American Creative Writing Programs simply: “too white.” Which is to say, not enough faculty of color, little to no space for the experiences of people of color, and an abiding belief that race is not the province of Literature. [Continue Reading…]

Fall/Winter 2012: Portraiture

Download a Sampler of the Issue | Order Table of Contents Poetry Chris Santiago Tula Janine Joseph Exchanging Vows Louisa A. Igloria Huevos de Amor Collision Shayok Misha Chowdhury Kali Wakes in the Crematorium Hiromi Itō from Wild Grass on the Riverbank. translated by Jeffrey Angles Mia Ayumi Malhotra Crossing [This kind of morning] This [Continue Reading…]