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Tag: MFA in Creative Writing

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

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. 

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.

Jan 15, 2019

Submit Your Poems to the 2019 NC State Poetry Contest

The annual NC State Poetry Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents. 

Nov 19, 2018

Belle Boggs on Michelle Obama’s Fertility Story

In this piece for The Atlantic, Belle Boggs reflects on Michelle Obama's revelation that she became a mom through in vitro fertilization. 

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." 

Jun 26, 2018

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." 

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.