Have You Ever Said Orgasm When You Meant Organism?—Trust Fund Adjuncts—The Art of Making One Word Out of Seven—Best Dog Name Ever!—Cheerleaders and Critics: The Yin and Yang of an MFA—Grading is the Worst—In Just Five Minutes a Day…
Ariel M. Goldenthal received her MFA in fiction from George Mason University where she is now an Assistant Professor of English. Her work has been published in the latest volume of Grace & Gravity, has received an Honorable Mention from Glimmer Train, and is forthcoming from Flash Fiction magazine. She attended the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the One Story Summer Writers Conference, and was the recipient of a grant from the Vermont Studio Center. This summer, she will complete a residency at the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities.
Read Ariel’s Work Here
- Did you ever say orgasm when you meant organism? Share your embarrassing teaching moments in the comments below!
- Does anyone want to make us an educational table comparing term faculty, adjuncts, and tenure track professors? Or just find one on the interweb?
- Who can afford to adjunct?! Jill Biden?
- Neil Gaiman at Fall for the Book
- Sandman Series
- Poppy by Avi
- A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L’Engle
- “In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried” by Amy Hempel
- Most Anthologized Stories
- Find Flash: SmokeLong Quarterly, Brevity, Pithead Chapel, Pidgeonholes
- Circe by Madeline Miller
- Are you bilingual? Does your personality change with the language you’re using?
- TED Talk: How Language Shapes the Way We Think
- Arrival is based on “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang
- Ariel at CCCC Conference
- German: The Art of Making One Word Out of Seven
- Orr’s Island, Maine
- Best dog name ever!
- Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
- The Village
- Some Luck by Jame Smiley
- Lark Rise to Candleford
- Five minutes a day is all it takes!