Pamela Haag (2008)

M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction

"Goucher introduced a new writing repertoire and perspective that complemented the skills I already had. And the Goucher community is such an amiable, friendly, and low-key place to learn. The M.F.A. program prodded my writing projects forward when they might otherwise have languished."

Pamela Haag is the author of Marriage Confidential (HarperCollins, 2011) and Consent: Sexual Rights and the Transformation of America (Cornell University Press, 1999)Her essays and commentary have appeared on National Public Radio and in The American Scholar, Ms., The Washington Post, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among others. Her next book will be The Gunning of America: A Story of Ambition, Capitalism, and the Ghost of Conscience, to be published by Basic Books.

Marriage Confidential Excerpt