I recently invited my friend Pete to speak to my undergraduates about his new book and his writing practice. He told them, among other things, that he…
Let People See: A Poetry Playlist I would like to suggest that poetry can function as a playlist to inspire, inform, and ultimately sustain any mode of…
Contraction & Expansion in Poetry
We are writers because we are readers. Before we could read on our own, someone likely read to us, and we began the imaginative work of putting words…
Ilya Kaminsky in the Moment
Art as Origin
Welcome back to GW’s Align Your Time with Your Values: Using Business Management Tools to Achieve Your Creative Goals. This is our final post in this…
Look away from the screen, and take a sensory inventory of what’s around you. What do you see? (For me, it’s a red bookcase, a striped mug, a geranium…
I’ve always admired poet Ada Limón calling her poetry practice a “religion of noticing things.” In this linked interview, she talks about how invaluable…
A Writing Prompt Response
Sales and Market Expansion
I promised you more about the “process journal” in last month’s column, so here we go. A process journal, which some people call a “case book,” is a…