Artistic Perceptions of “Chaos”

Since beginning graduate school I’ve used the word “chaos” a lot. Either if I’m talking about my program or my personal life, cooking or work, the word “chaos,” or the concept of it, comes up. Honestly, I thought it was just a reflection of my mental state and a fun way to perceive my busy life, so I didn’t get dragged down by negativity. After some thought though, I’ve come to recognize that “chaos” means a lot more to me than craziness and a busy work/life balance. … Continue readingArtistic Perceptions of “Chaos”

Reflection on AWP 2023

Each year AWP puts on a conference where readers, writers, academics, literary magazines, small presses, publishing houses, and creative arts programs meet and share their insights and expertise. This was my first year at AWP, and I was ecstatic to attend. I essentially left AWP feeling equally overwhelmed as I was excited. … Continue readingReflection on AWP 2023