Scratch Away

  This one goes out to the artists who don’t talk enough and the writers who talk too much. I’m so happy my poem Aquatint appears in the second issue of The Indianapolis Review. Thank you to editor Natalie Solmer and printmaker Lauren Kussro, whose lovely work also...

Chores Undone…

Recently, a  few of my poems have been accepted for publication. Here’s the first one to appear, Chores Undone. I’m glad this poem is being published in a journal for mothers, Mothers Always Write. My friend Natalie told me about this publication, and...

Get a real job

Jason Fried’s advice to business people. They need you!   Three tips to inspire you to use your MFA outside the world of academia By Alyssa Chase This is how this blog was supposed to go. I was supposed to be smug about my fancy job and tell you all how great it...