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Chris Abani on the unique opportunity offered by Pacific's low-residency MFA.
Claire Davis describes how a one-on-one mentorship leads to an attachment to the work.
Marvin Bell says reading makes you a bigger and better writer.
Kellie Wells considers the mysterious transformation that happens throughout the program.
Debra Gwartney on how a blending of genres benefits students and faculty alike.
Sanjiv Bhattacharya considers the vast array of stories that come together in the MFA and how they transform readers and writers forever.
Ellen Bass on the rigor and generosity and cooperation at the heart of the MFA.
Kwame Dawes on the relationship between your writing and your life.
Pete Fromm, as a reader and teacher, looks for worlds and cultures outside his own.