It’s no joke this trying to juggle work, family, and creative life, I’ll tell you what! I’m not letting you in on any secrets; everyone knows it’s hard to toggle between these particular tabs. Sometimes, though, you just have to shout it out loud, “Hey, y’all! I’m feeling the burn over here!” I …

A requirement for all candidates in the first semester of the UB MFA program is a class called Creativity: Ways of Seeing. I’ll be honest, at first I thought it seemed kind of hokey. In real life I am quite goofy and playful. I may have even secretly yearned for someone …