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FSU creative writing grad accepts Pulitzer Prize

Florida State University alumnus and Tampa Bay Times reporter Anthony Cormier accepted a Pulitzer Prize at a ceremony in New York City last week for his investigative reporting on Florida’s broken mental health system. Cormier learned that he won the award last April, but receiving the prize offered a moment to reflect on his journey […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 17

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 16

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 15

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 14

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 13

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 12

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 11

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 10

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 9

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 8

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. For further elaboration on Professor Butler’s creative process, see his book “From Where You Dream.” Robert Olen Butler, who teaches […]

Inside Creative Writing: Episode 7

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works. Robert Olen Butler, who teaches creative writing at Florida State University, recorded this 17-part series in the fall of 2001. […]