MFA Postmortem: The Case for a Formalized Philosophy of Fiction

Why a Philosophy of Fiction? Upon graduating with my MFA in Creative Writing, I was given an exit survey meant to gauge the efficacy of the program, determine what areas they might improve, and probably get a sense of the quality of our experience. I will preface this blog post by saying that my experience… Continue reading MFA Postmortem: The Case for a Formalized Philosophy of Fiction

Louis C.K. and the Consequence of Context

Context and Scene In the fall of 2017, Louis C.K.'s career was all but destroyed by allegations of sexual misconduct (bordering on sexual assault) directed at a handful of women at various times over the past twenty years. The context of this series of events was filtered through the New York Times, depicting an awful… Continue reading Louis C.K. and the Consequence of Context