Often called the field’s terminal degree, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in creative writing has become an increasingly popular option for poets, especially for those wanting to enter academia. The number of MFA programs has tripled since the ‘90s, and
Alfa is a beloved voice in the writing community who has dazzled readers for years with consistently beautiful and eloquent poetry. Her latest collection The Salt in His Kiss explores an ocean of feelings such as heartbreak, longing, and the
"We can’t always wait for inspiration to strike; sometimes we have to go out and find it." Sometimes writing feels more like jogging on rocks than hitting your stride, and the coveted flow-state seems just out of reach. But don’t fret!
Learn about the healing power of poetry. “Reading or writing poetry creates a space for empathy, for seeing another person, for bearing witness to our common humanity."