Who am I

Greetings! This blog isn’t about any one thing. If you’re wondering what you might find, check out this Spark Notes version of my life right now.

James Figy writer

Always write. (Photo by Steve C. Mitchell)

Things I am:

  • Writer, morning, day, and night
  • Married to my best friend
  • Subservient to 3 cats, 2 rabbits
  • Current MFA in creative writing candidate and English composition instructor at Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Contributor to FEAR NO LIT’s Fail Better series
  • 2014 graduate of the University of Indianapolis
  • Freelance reporter for local news outlets, including The Free Press, Mankato Magazine, MN Valley Business, and Connect Business Magazine, former staff writer for Angie’s List Magazine
  • Tweeter, @JAFigy
  • Vegetarian since 2010 (previous failed attempts)
  • Minor traveler, across the U.S. and 4 foreign lands
  • Coffee junkie
  • Hack photographer
  • Honeybee enthusiast
  • Former carpenter, construction worker
  • Past-life cartographer
  • Reader of prose and poetry

Connect with me professionally on LinkedIn.

2 thoughts on “Who am I

  1. That was fantastic! Very funny! Loved the sketch! For the record, I have lost 4 lbs! How? I never eat all the noodle; order a lot of gluten free; hit the gym; eat nothing else but my salad, soup and pasta. And I probably ate worse than pasta everyday before the “contest.” Keep up the good work and Ill keep reading!

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