José Angel Santana, a theater professor at New York University, tells The New York Post that he got fired for giving James Franco a ‘D’ in a class called “Directing the Actor II.” Mr. Santana is now suing the university, saying that Mr. Franco missed 12 of the 14 classes.
Poets & Writers has ranked MFA programs in creative writing for 2012. The Iowa Writers’ Workshop gets the top spot, with University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin, Brown and Cornell rounding out the top five.
On a Tumblr far away in the Upper Midwest, lots of essays are being published about the experience of doing an MFA in creative writing at the University of Iowa.
“In recognition of the program’s history and ongoing literary legacy, Iowa alums will publish a series of new essays throughout the summer,” reads Read More