10. Dealing with Diverse Issues in Creative Writing Programs: A Polemic
Mark Spitzer [+]
University of Central Arkansas
Arguments by contemporary creative writing polemicists Junot Díaz, Ryan Boudinot, and Anis Shivani are examined with an eye toward diversity and inclusivity in the workshop, leading to a survey among MFA graduate students on how programs can better serve communities. Advice is offered for serious writers to make the best of their studies.