For better or for worse, I now have a master’s degree. What a strange feeling. I don’t feel like a master of anything, much less the fine arts. But I’ve had an amazing time at Iowa–this program and its people have loved me, taught me, and taken such good care of me. I couldn’t be more grateful.
I’ll be staying on at in Iowa City for at least another year, as an Associate Adjunct Professor, teaching a self-designed course, “From Divorce to Dystopia: Reading and Writing Young Adult Fiction.” I’m so excited to be teaching again.