No. 177a

Using the following format, write a poem about your MFA program in creative writing.

First line: a noun

Second line: three adjectives describing your professor(s)

Third line: a line expressing an opinion or feeling about your tuition bill

Fourth line: What are you going to do with your degree?



No. 106a

Write a brief description of a scary movie you’ve never seen. Change all of the victims’ names to the names of writers you don’t like. Using abbreviations, label the Final Girl. It can’t be you. You’re the killer.



No. 79a

Change each cliché into a fresh expression: interiority, the American Sublime, lyric poetry, conceptual poetry, postmodernism, New Sincerity, enjambment, metacommentary.