Brown Family Donates $1M to MFA in Creative Writing Program
The generous gift from Tony Brown and his family will help launch the careers of many gifted poets, novelists and other writers.
How I Think and Do: Storyteller Cadwell Turnbull
Alumnus Cadwell Turnbull (M.A. in English; MFA ’15) is a science fiction and fantasy author. Learn more about his debut novel, "The Lesson," and hear what he values from his time at NC State.
Remember the Humanity of Immigrants, This Poet Urges
NC State poet and English professor Eduardo Corral is the son of migrants who crossed into Nogales, Arizona, in the 1970s. Corral says his “gaze, heart and soul” are always attuned to border issues. The PBS News Hour spoke with Corral, who hopes his work "makes the internal lives of immigrants visible, something [that's] forgotten or intentionally omitted in the national conversation."
‘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.
Submit Your Poems to the 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.
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.
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.
Elisabeth Hegmann (MFA ’09)
MFA alumna Elisabeth Hegmann reflects on how her time at NC State ignited her passion for teaching and helping students.
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.
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.