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Episode 343: Grades Are For Squares

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This week we’re talking about a second-person essay by Jennifer Murvin that was first published in The Cincinnati Review. We also talk about grading in creative writing classes, and how to arrive at standards that are fair without being either too mean or a pushover. Plus at least one tantalizing blind item!

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Author: mikeingram25

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One thought on “Episode 343: Grades Are For Squares

  1. Hey, listening to you guys is like drinking warm chocolate. That’s a good thing.

    Creative non fiction: consider discussing Emmanuel Carrere. Lots to choose from, but the first essay in his collection 97,126 Words is as well done and mind blowing as any. His stuff highlights the power of naked honesty and compassion.

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