Leaving a Job — Unschooling After Academia

Photo by Timothy Meinberg on Unsplash

This marks the first September in many years — too many years — that I will not be making my way to the University of British Columbia campus, and walking into my office in the creative writing school.

Academic life

Has become a life of tedium. My passion for teaching and working with students has been shoved aside by unnecessary paperwork (oh the…