Didn’t Get An MFA In Creative Writing?

Pedro Hoffmeister
3 min readMar 29, 2022

There are two ways to look at the publishing path.

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First off, I’ll just admit that I didn’t earn an MFA. I was accepted by the University of Montana’s for its MFA Fiction program, and was excited about attending, but realized that I couldn’t afford the tuition (as low as Montana’s tuition is). At the last minute, there was no way to swing it financially, and I had…

Pedro Hoffmeister

Author with Random House. TBI survivor who struggles. Poet. Climber. Former Writer-In-Residence of Joshua Tree National Park. Podcast: “Boring Is A Swear Word”