All posts by Sean Shannon

Publication Alert — My poem “Freddie Mercury” will be published in the July/August 2003 edition of Northern Stars. This is obviously big for me, as this will be my first publication, and the more publication credits I can get before applying to MFA programmes, the better. If you want to read the poem, though, you’ll have to buy the journal; sorry, but I’ve decided not to put any of my published works on here, for the sake of supporting the small publishers who work so…

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Today I decided to shift my undergraduate focus from poetry to fiction. Honestly I think my calling is more as a poet than as a fiction writer, but academically I just get too frustrated with poetry. It’s pretty much the same reason I don’t study music here at UT; for what I want to do with my music, academic courses just don’t do much for me. This won’t be a problem if I go to Antioch LA because I can always do a dual concentration…

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