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Events

Books by Alumni

Books published by our students and alumni

News & Accolades

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A Celebration of
Jason Bradford


Clyde Edgerton
inducted into NC Literary Hall of Fame

Phil Furia publishes The American Songbook

Philip Gerard publishes The Dark of the Island


Our Journals & Imprint

Chautauqua (submit)

Ecotone (submit)

Lookout Books


Aspiring Writers

Editorial Freelancing

Find an Agent

Publish Your Book

Where to Send Your Work
(an independent ranking of journals)

Writers Groups (search NCAC)

The Arts Council of Wilmington & NHC

 

Prospective BFA Students

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Students at Writers Week 2015 event. —photo by Jeff Janowski, UNCW

Overview

We encourage our graduate students to become people of letters, and our goals for undergraduate students are no less ambitious. We offer a broad liberal arts education that fosters creativity, exercises communication skills, sharpens analytical perception, and encourages informed, integrated cultural viewpoints. More >

Degree Requirements

BFA candidates must complete a minimum of 124 hours of undergraduate study. In addition to meeting UNCW's Basic Studies requirements, the students must complete 54 hours toward the major in creative writing. More >

Apply

Students may declare a major in Pre-Creative Writing at any point upon completing at least 24 hours of college credits. Admission to the full Creative Writing major comes through application only. More >


Why Creative Writing?
Careers in Creative Writing (PDF)
Visitor Resource Guide


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