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Sep 14, 2020

Submit Your Stories to the 2020 NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, the NC State Fiction Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. 

A red plan rests on a notepad.

Jan 24, 2020

Submit Your Poems to the 2020 NC State Poetry Contest

Calling all poets! The 2020 NC State Poetry Contest is now accepting entries.  

A red plan rests on a notepad.

Sep 16, 2019

Submit Your Stories to the 2019 NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, the NC State Fiction Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. 

A red plan rests on a notepad.

Sep 10, 2018

Submit Your Stories to the 2018 NC State Fiction Contest

The NC State Fiction Contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. This year’s guest judge is Brando Skyhorse, author of "The Madonnas of Echo Park" and "Take This Man: A Memoir." 

Tyree Daye, Leila Chatti and Kristen Radtke.

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. 

Therese Fowler

Jul 12, 2017

Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

Novelist Therese Fowler (MFA '05) has earned the top award for alumni of NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

A red plan rests on a notepad.

Feb 17, 2017

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. 

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. 

Sep 29, 2016

Twelve Must-Read Books for Fall

The Today Show recommends The Art of Waiting, a book about fertility, medicine and motherhood by Belle Boggs, on its short list of books to read this fall. Belle Boggs, English, featured. 

Aug 1, 2016

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.