Program Director | MFA Program in Creative Writing at The City College of NY
Michelle Yasmine Valladares was recently awarded “The Poet of the Year” by the Americas Poetry Festival of New York. She is the author of Nortada, The North Wind (Global City Press). Her poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and have been widely published. She is the Director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at The City College of New York, CUNY in Harlem.
An MFA is an investment. On the creative front, it will help you build a writer’s tool kit, so that later on, when you sit down to write, you have all sorts of skills at your disposal. But your degree can pay off in other ways, too. You can use it to secure writing gigs, […]