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Tag: MFA in Creative Writing

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Dec 2, 2021

MFA Student Named a Three Minute Thesis Winner

Shaping her research project as a novel, MFA in creative writing candidate Catey Christiansen explores the impact of misattributed parentage. 

Rafeeat Aliyu and Meghan Tanaka sit beside each other on a bench on campus and discuss creative writing.

Oct 1, 2021

“Community Matters Here”: Inside NC State’s Creative Writing MFA Program

NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing program is devoted to tangible creative output and is informed by a mixture of classroom instruction, peer support and faculty mentorship. 

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Sep 8, 2021

Submit Your Stories to the 2021 NC State Fiction Contest

The NC State Fiction Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. 

cover of "The Wild Fox of Yemen"

Jun 9, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Threa Almontaser

We caught up with English alumna Threa Almontaser to learn more about her first manuscript "The Wild Fox of Yemen." 

cover of "Lord the One You Love is Sick"

Mar 4, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Kasey Thornton

We caught up with English alumna Kasey Thornton to learn more about her debut novel "Lord the One You Love is Sick." 

cover of "My Bright Last Country"

Feb 4, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Jane Craven

We caught up with English alumna Jane Craven to learn more about her first poetry collection "My Bright Last Country." 

A red plan rests on a notepad.

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. 

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Apr 23, 2020

NC State English Alumna Wins 2020 Walt Whitman Award

Poet Threa Almontaser (English ‘16, MFA ‘19) will publish her first book "The Wild Fox of Yemen" next year — and it’s already getting national attention. 

Sitting on a bench, Cadwell Turnbull holds a stylus pen and writes on a tablet.

Dec 4, 2019

Storyteller Cadwell Turnbull Captures Readers with Debut Novel

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. 

Margaret Atwood

Nov 20, 2019

Margaret Atwood and the Biotechnology of Tomorrow

Renowned author Margaret Atwood's visit to NC State included a group discussion with Humanities and Social Sciences students and faculty.