The Rivard Report (April 14, 2013)

“Every Word Counts: Can Creative Writing Be Taught?”

Nan takes a turn on Gary Whitford’s regular column.

“The short answer is yes, creative writing can be taught, but like most claims, it’s more complicated than that. The truth lies somewhere between the proliferation of MFA programs and the fact that since everyone uses language, they think they can easily publish a book.”