Student Voices

“The low-residency program worked for my life, because I needed to work."

Antonia Crane

Eureka, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Running, hiking, mentoring troubled young women

Media and journalism writing teacher in after-school program; teaching assistant for College of the Desert; creative writing teacher for incarcerated teenage girls. Read Antonia’s essays in Salon.

“The MFA program taught me perseverance and the importance of building a literary community. Since graduating, I started a literary journal with alumni from the program. We have readings and we meet and we’re out in the world, supporting other writers.”