Final Thoughts on Liberal Arts at Work

I took this course for most of the reasons I suspect everyone else took it: they didn’t like teaching. Or they didn’t like the idea of being a scholar of one particularly narrow subject and constantly finding something new to say about it. Or maybe they weren’t sure what they could do with an English…

Professional Poet or Poet, Professional?

I joined The Open Mouth Reading Series’ Board of Directors in 2016. Molly Bess Rector and MD Myers, the series founders, invited me to join after I professed my affection for the style of the readings: a round of readers from the NWA region read poems by writers they love, followed by a featured traveling…

Who Am I and Where Do I Belong? — A Pinch of That

Part of the beauty of being a Liberal Arts major is you are allowed, and at times even expected to be a passionate person. However, being in what seems like a never ending academic setting you can easily get swept away in the monotony of the educational system. Unless stress, self-implosion, and sleepless nights excite […]…