Veronica Suarez is a 2018 graduate of the MFA creative writing program at Florida International University. Her novella in verse, Nights in The City Beautiful, was one of the three poetry books she finished while in school, and she is currently looking for a publisher. Veronica works as a freelance writer and editor from her home in Miami.
Reading your poetry in public takes courage and vulnerability. You are putting yourself and your work in the limelight in front of strangers, and if the audience is large, there is more pressure to perform well. Confidence naturally arises when
Most poets who receive a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in the United States usually pursue one of two interconnected fields: publishing or academia. While these careers are related, the paths are different in the skills they require.
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