By Robin Lippincott
Spalding MFA Faculty, Fiction

“Who or what inspires you?”

In her most recent post on this blog, my friend and colleague Eleanor Morse asked the question, “Who and what inspires you?” I thought then and still think that would make a strong series for faculty and students to respond to and continue: who or what inspires you? Continue reading “BEAUTY & TRUTH”

A Song for an Artist: Who and What Inspires You?

By: Eleanor Morse

Spalding MFA Faculty

While I was teaching at the Spalding residency this past May, an artist friend died. Victor had been failing for some time, but his death still felt sudden. I’d gotten used to his fragility, to his heart-stoppingly thin, stooped frame. Because his spirit was so vital, I thought, beyond reason, that he’d manage to just keep going. But then it became clearer that he wasn’t going to keep going. Continue reading “A Song for an Artist: Who and What Inspires You?”