Leaving a Job — Unschooling After Academia

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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…

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My latest book is a memoir, Dance Me to the End: Ten Months and Ten Days With ALS. My newsletter is on Substack: THE UNSCHOOL FOR WRITERS.

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Alison Acheson

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My latest book is a memoir, Dance Me to the End: Ten Months and Ten Days With ALS. My newsletter is on Substack: THE UNSCHOOL FOR WRITERS.

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