Boston Book Festival 2021 Boston Book Festival 2021

Sunday, October 17, 2021

- EDT
Under the Hood: A Look at What’s in a Low-Residency MFA Program
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Danielle Legros Georges
Danielle Legros Georges
Island Heart: The Poems of Ida Faubert, Saturday, October 16 | Sunday, October 17 | Saturday, October 23 | virtual
Heather Hughes
Heather Hughes
Sunday, October 17 | virtual
Janet Pocorobba
Janet Pocorobba
Sunday, October 17 | virtual

Have you ever dreamed of getting your MFA in creative writing? Here’s your chance to ask all your burning questions about what’s involved. During this informal discussion session, Lesley faculty will engage participants and offer their experiences in and viewpoints on the low-residency MFA program model for those curious about or interested in applying to a creative writing master’s degree. Topics will include: how to choose the best writing program for you, the difference between low-residency and customary programs, the format of a low-residency program, profiles of students who choose low-residency programs, diversity in writing culture and writing programs, and faculty mentorship. Come with your questions for program director Danielle Legros Georges, associate director Janet Pocorobba, and MFA alum Heather Hughes during this informative and practical session.

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