I know lists are kind of boring, but they are a very efficient way to disseminate a lot of information. So if you want to know about James in roughly 150 words or less, continue below. If you want a story to go with it, tough. I only have a daily allotment of creativity and I've used it all up on the "Statement of Purpose" sections of grad school apps. It's a pretty daunting topic, if you think about it.
And now the lists:
Creative Writing MFA grad schools I'm applying to:
U of California-Irvine
U of Washington
U of Oregon
San Francisco State U
U of Southern Cal (MPW program)
Texas State U-San Marcos
U of Arizona
Florida State U
San Diego State U
Books I'm reading:
Vladimir Nabokov "Lolita"
Lorrie Moore "Self-Help"
Bands I like that I found thanks to Accuradio.com's "High Fidelity" station:
Broken Social Scene
The Magnetic Fields
The Sea and Cake
Bands I no longer think are overrated:
Bands I still think are overrated:
Individuals I've talked to today (face to face):
Words to describe what I'm feeling when, on the blank for "mailing address" on graduate applications, I type "San Francisco, CA":
Yeah, this is probably a pretty lame post. But think how good the next will be, relatively speaking! So to make up for it, here's a picture I took over the summer of what I'll miss about South Carolina and Clemson in particular.
Did you think it was going to be a rebel flag or a mobile home or something?