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Creative Writing

Apr 10, 2012

Poet Barbara Ras Reads, Announces Contest Winners

Barbara Ras, poet and editorial director of Trinity University Press, is judging the NC State 2012 Poetry Contest. She will read from her own work and congratulate the prize-winning poets at an event on Wednesday, April 11, beginning at 7:30 pm in Caldwell Lounge. 

Feb 17, 2012

Nora Shepard: Poet, Teacher, Advocate

Nora Shepard, a poet and alumna of the college’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing program, was recently honored at the NC State Alumni Association’s eighth annual Evening of Stars gala as the 2011 CHASS Distinguished Alumna. 

Jan 31, 2012

2012 Statewide Poetry Contest Underway

Think you’re a promising poet? Enter the 2012 Statewide Poetry Contest, sponsored by NC State’s Creative Writing Program through the Barnhardt Family Fund. This annual poetry contest, open to all NC residents (some exceptions apply), is one of the largest free literary competitions in the South. Unlike many other competitions, this one requires no submission fee.… 

Jan 19, 2012

Poetic Portraits of a Revolution

In summer 2011, Kane Smego, Will McInerney, Mohammad Moussa and Sameer Abdel-Khalek traveled through the streets and communities of Egypt and Tunisia, capturing images and emotions of the revolution through poetic reflections, interviews, still photography and video. On Tuesday, January 31, at 7pm in Stewart Theatre, PPR2011 will present a free theatrical multimedia performance to give a glimpse into the stories and emotions behind the Arab Spring uprisings. Asoc. Prof. of Religious Studies Anna Bigelow will moderate the discussion that follows. 

Nov 5, 2010

Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty: John Kessel

John Kessel is a professor of creative writing and American literature. A winner of the Nebula Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Award, the Locus Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Kessel has taught at NCSU since 1982, and helped organize and served as the first director of the university's Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing. 

Oct 1, 2010

CHASS Student of the Month – October 2010

Anuja Acharya, October 2010 CHASS Student of the Month