Star Ledger Publishes MFA Alum Kitta MacPherson’s “Learning to Love ‘Dominick the Donkey'”
Fairleigh Dickinson University MFA Creative Writing alum Kitta McPherson writes:
I try not to post on Facebook when I am in an emotional state – angry, sad, or otherwise. Driving out of Princeton from an appointment later and threading through traffic on Route 206, I had a chance to think. Why had I acted so precipitously? Why does the song provoke me so?
Read “Learning to love ‘Dominick the Donkey'” at The Star-Ledge.
Kitta MacPherson is an award-winning science journalist who spent more than two decades with The Star-Ledger of New Jersey, earning top honors from the National Association of Science Writers (NASW), the International Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the New Jersey Press Association. She also has worked as the lead science writer for Princeton University. Currently, she is producing magazine-length pieces for the Princeton Alumni Weekly magazine and teaching writing at Rutgers University.
She holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Non-fiction from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is a founding member of the Sourland Mountain Writers Circle, a group of professional writers based in the Princeton, N.J., area. She’s now working on an historical novel set in a 1920s-era New Jersey factory.
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