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We Have Eternity in Our Hearts

By Vic Sizemore

We are infinitesimally small by astronomical standards, small as a single-celled parasite in a mosquito’s intestine, smaller even. Continue Reading …

Thresholding

By Elizabeth Kalman

The bank is about to foreclose on this house, so I live on a threshold between homeownership and something else, something unknown. Continue Reading …

A Baby Smaller Than Roosevelt’s Eye

By Lindsey DeLoach Jones

It wasn’t her size that made her mine. She was little more than an idea. Continue Reading …

On Plumber’s Block, Part II

By Kelly Foster Lundquist

Yesterday, I asked a question that I will now attempt to answer. That question was: Are writers truly alone when they enter their private writing spaces? Continue Reading …

On Plumber’s Block, Part I

By Kelly Foster Lundquist

Sound familiar, writers and artists? Continue Reading …

The Marrow of Prayer

By Shannon Huffman Polson

Early this year, Spanish researchers published a peer-reviewed paper considering the evidence of social learning in Middle Pleistocene hominids as indicated by patterns of butchery. Continue Reading …

Partaking and Passing On: The Work of Luci Shaw

By Allison Backous Troy

If it weren’t for Luci’s work and vision, it could be said the MFA program that shaped and spurred me wouldn’t exist. Continue Reading …

Welcome to the SPU MFA Blog!

This site grows out of the dynamic low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program based at Seattle Pacific University. At the heart of this blog will be creative writing by the talented authors emerging from our program. Continue Reading …

Merit Scholarships Available!

Apply before November 15 to begin at the March residency… Continue Reading …

Gregory Wolfe: “Whispers of Faith in a Postmodern World”

Among our national pastimes, there is none more persistent than the ritual lament over the decline and fall of the arts. The death of the novel . . . the end of painting . . . if an art form exists, we’re willing to believe it has seen better days. Continue Reading …



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