Oops, I mean MFAs. Do these people have no respect?
Poets & Writers steps into the rankings game.
Which pisses off the Best American Poetry machine.
Which leads to parodies:
Writing is like sex: sometimes you have to pay for it. I’m not saying don’t get an MFA, I’m just saying wear a condom. Everybody ends up smelling more funny. Of course I’m kidding. We are all friends here.
Meanwhile there is a serious conversation happening over at Rachel Zolf’s MFA related blog. Her project actually gets at the mechanics of the MFA from the inside. And exposes much in the discussion.
Still, I would rather be rocking out:
P.S. All great artists acknowledge each other…