Writing in 10-Minute Snatches of Time
Sarah Grunder Ruiz, 2018 NC State MFA fiction graduate, is a rising tide. Despite teaching full-time and anticipating the release of her debut novel, she still makes the time to pop up in zoom windows, sharing detailed slides and advice with current MFA students. Projecting organization and endless calm, she raises all ships, generously and freely sharing what she’s learned about writing and publishing, post-MFA.
Submit Your Poems to the 2020 NC State Poetry Contest
Calling all poets! The 2020 NC State Poetry Contest is now accepting entries.
‘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.
Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna
Therese Fowler, MFA 2005, has been named the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 Distinguished Alumna. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, among other works. Z is available in multiple languages worldwide and has been adapted as an original television series for Amazon Studios, starring Christina Ricci.
Submit Your Poems to the 2017 NC State Poetry Contest
The NC State creative writing program is accepting entries to its annual statewide writing contest. Open to all North Carolina residents, the contest is one of the largest free literary competitions in the Southeast and drew more than 600 entrants last year.
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.
Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List
Five writers from NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing Program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Editors of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy series selected stories from one MFA student, three alumni and one faculty member to its latest list of notable stories.
NC State Fiction Contest solicits entries for free literary competition
The NC State Fiction Writing Contest, organized by the university’s creative writing program, is accepting entries for its 2015 competition. All North Carolina residents are eligible to enter the contest, except tenure-track professors in the University of North Carolina system, writers with a published book or previous winners. Writers have until Monday, Oct. 12, to submit their works.
“Write Hard, Die Free” – MFA at NC State
John Kessel and Dorianne Laux discussed the NCSU MFA program for “Episode 3: Write Hard, Die Free” of in the margins: a podcast for writers.
Poets Wanted: NC State Poetry Contest is Now Open
NC State holds one of the largest free annual poetry contests in the Southeast. Don't miss your chance to participate. Acclaimed poet Gibbons Ruark is serving as our guest judge this year.