Poets & Writers steps into the rankings game.
Which pisses off the Best American Poetry machine.
Which leads to parodies:
Writing is like sex: sometimes you have to pay for it. I’m not saying don’t get an MFA, I’m just saying wear a condom. Everybody ends up smelling more funny. Of course I’m kidding. We are all friends here.HTML on the MFA
and more Silliness featuring Dan Nester, who is, yes, pretty funny.
Meanwhile there is a serious conversation happening over at Rachel Zolf's MFA related blog. Her project actually gets at the mechanics of the MFA from the inside. And exposes much in the discussion.
Still, I would rather be rocking out:
P.S. All great artists acknowledge each other...