You Might Have an MFA If…

October 15, 2011 § Leave a comment

…you hear the sportscaster say “full court press” and wonder if they have an open reading period.

…your idea of a Sophie’s Choice situation is deciding whether to buy booze or apply for the Stegner.

…you’ve been in the same room as James Franco.

…you’ve considered adding a “Retweets” section to your CV.

…your only Christmas tree ornaments are old nametags from AWP.

…you’ve never been in the same room as James Franco.

…you think of your best friend’s pass-out couch as a writing residency.

…you’ve never been to the MLA conference.

…you refer to people who like Billy Collins as “the outside world.”

…you’ve searched your apartment fruitlessly for the diploma that verifies you have an MFA.

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