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A Must Read for Creative Writing Majors Looking to Apply for MFA Programs

Dr. Lee Martin is the Pulitzer Prize Finalist author of THE BRIGHT FOREVER, and three other novels, including BREAK THE SKIN.

Dr. Lee Martin is the Pulitzer Prize Finalist author of THE BRIGHT FOREVER, and three other novels, including BREAK THE SKIN.

Dr. Molly McCaffrey says, “Lee Martin has written possibly the most important piece you’ll ever read about when to apply to an MFA program in creative writing.”

Dr. Martin, a Creative Writing Professor at The Ohio State University, was inspired to write “Applying for an MFA Program? Woa! Not So Fast” on his blog, The Least You Need to Know: A Blog about Writing, Publishing, Teaching, and Other Stuff, after one of his undergraduate students asked him if he thought she was ready to apply for MFA programs. Read the three things he advises any undergrad creative writer to do before applying for an MFA program.

 

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