Dec 4, 2019
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.
Jan 15, 2019
The annual NC State Poetry Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents.
Sep 10, 2018
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."
Feb 13, 2018
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.
Sep 28, 2017
MFA alumna Elisabeth Hegmann reflects on how her time at NC State ignited her passion for teaching and helping students.
Sep 8, 2017
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.
Jul 12, 2017
Novelist Therese Fowler (MFA '05) has earned the top award for alumni of NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Apr 28, 2017
The Writer's Almanac discusses life, doughnuts, and poetry with NC State poet and professor Dorianne Laux.
Feb 17, 2017
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.