There we go, forty years almost to the day, when I registered in a seminar with John Hawkes in Providence. The New York Times of August 24 cites these seminars somewhat playfully in its book review section.
Then as now, “creative writing” seemed an indulgence when it tried to be an academic discipline, something for the leisured classes. The difference in 1974 was that, with a bit of academic aid, it came for free if you were willing to drive a taxi to make ends meet. I did. Financial persecution of students today makes this unimaginable.Read More