Saturday, February 25, 2012

Hunger Mountain at AWP Chicago

Hunger Mountain, the VCFA journal of the arts, will be at Association of Writer's & Writing Programs-Chicago this year! Look for Editor Miciah Bay Gault with the VCFA crew at booth #417. Are you going? Stop by and say hello!

Follow Hunger Mountain (Twitter , Facebook) &  Vermont College of Fine Arts  (Facebook & Twitter) for updates and pictures!

Here is a list of AWP Panels With Vermont College of Fine Arts Alumni and/or Faculty

Patrick Ross (VCFA MFA student)  will also be tweeting &  posting "AWP Nuggets" on his blog.

Edited to add:

Patrick's first AWP post is up!

Caitlin Leffel (VCFA alumnae) is blogging at the VCFA blog, 36 College Street!

Erika Anderson @ErikaOnFire is blogging events at AWP-follow her!

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Writing Prompt From the Hunger Mountain Essay, Corn Maze by Pam Houston

There is a fantastic essay over at Hunger Mountain-Corn Maze by Pam Houston-on the dividing line between fiction and creative nonfiction.

Within this essay is a very simple, to the point writing prompt. Read the essay first to see what context it is in, then see what you can do with the prompt:

 "Write down all of the things out in the world that have arrested your attention lately, that have glimmered at you in some resonant way. Set them next to each other. See what happens."