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2013–14 Reading Calendar

2014 Summer Writers Conference, featuring Jason Mott


News & Accolades

New books for Sarah Messer & Malena Mörling!

MFA alumna ('07) & UNCW professor Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams wins prestigious Whiting Writers' Award!

Department of Creative Writing a love of place UNC-TV notable

Spring 2014 Visiting Writers: A. Van Jordan & Hope Edelman

Books published by our students and alumni

The Coast Line Winter 2014: Newsletter of the Department of Creative Writing

April Accolades



Our Journals & Imprint

Chautauqua (submit)

Ecotone (submit)

Lookout Books


Aspiring Writers

Editorial Freelancing

Find an Agent

Publish Your Book

Writers Groups

-Options for Creative Writing at UNCW


Ben Miller launch party in Kenan Hall

BFA Certificate in Publishing

The BFA Certificate in Publishing is open to BFA majors in creative writing only. For students interested in pursuing a career in book or journal publishing, or graduate school in a related field, the certificate enhances professional credentials.

To successfully complete the Certificate in Publishing program, candidates must be accepted by application and complete five or more courses (321, 322, 323, 324, and 460), for a minimum of 15 credit hours. Students must earn a grade of B or higher in both introductory courses, CRW 321 and 322, to fulfill the requirements for the Certificate in Publishing.

Application Process




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