MFA in Creative Writing

Mar 5, 2018

‘Art United’ Workshop Coming on March 22

In support of diversity and inclusiveness on campus, NCSU Libraries is partnering with NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program to host “Art United,” a writing and art workshop in spring 2018.

Feb 13, 2018

Submit Your Poems to the 2018 NC State Poetry Contest

The NC State Poetry Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter literary competitions in the South. This year's grand prize is $500.

Jan 2, 2018  |  Washington Post

The Five Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels of 2017

The Washington Post has included NC State professor John Kessel's latest novel — The Moon and the Other — among its top five science fiction picks for 2017.

Nov 9, 2017  |  WUNC-TV Bookwatch

Belle Boggs: The Art of Waiting

Belle Boggs discusses her book, "The Art of Waiting" with D.G. Martin, host of WUNC-TV's Bookwatch. Boggs directs NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program.

Sep 28, 2017  |  English Instructor, IUPUC, Ivy Tech Community College, and Lower Columbia College

Elisabeth Hegmann (MFA ’09)

MFA alumna Elisabeth Hegmann reflects on how her time at NC State ignited her passion for teaching and helping students.

Sep 8, 2017

Submit Your Stories to the NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, this free literary contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South.

Jan 23, 2017

Alumna’s Novel Inspires Streaming Series on Zelda Fitzgerald

Alumna Therese Fowler is headed for the red carpet. The 2005 MFA in creative writing grad is in New York this week for the premiere of Z: The Beginning of Everything, a new TV series adapted from the pages of her 2013 novel about Zelda Fitzgerald.

Nov 6, 2016  |  PBS Newshour

In ‘Whitman’s Descendants,’ photographing some of America’s greatest living poets

“Whitman’s Descendants” is a striking set of portraits documenting the heart of American poetry today, one that bears an urgent connection to Whitman and the issues of his day. Dorianne Laux, English, featured.

Oct 7, 2016

The Many Paths to Making a Family

Award-winning author and NC State professor Belle Boggs talks about the research and personal experiences that shaped her new book on fertility, choice and the many possible paths to making a family.

Sep 15, 2016

NC State Fiction Contest Open

Calling all writers! NC State’s annual Fiction Contest is open and accepting entries for the 2016 competition. The contest is free and open to all North Carolina residents, drawing more than 300 entrants last year. You have until Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, to mail your work to NC State Fiction Writing Contest, Campus Box 8105, English Department, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695-8105.