Book: Investigative Creative Writing
Chapter: 10. Dealing with Diverse Issues in Creative Writing Programs: A Polemic
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.