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MFA in Creative Writing Students to Collaborate with Illustrators in the Picture Book Project

In the new program, the first of its kind at any university, students who aspire to write children’s picture books may see their manuscripts enhanced by art students in the Illustration program.

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Creative Writing Alum's Novel a 2013 "Buzz Book"

Sara Farizan's Young Adult novel If You Could Be Mine has been named a BookExpo America "Buzz Book" for 2013.  Farizan is a graduate of the M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Writing for Young People program.  Read more

Sara Zarr Joins Creative Writing Faculty

Faculty Sara ZarrThe MFA in Creative Writing program is delighted to welcome Young Adult author Sara Zarr to our Writing for Young People faculty.  Zarr has published 5 novels and has been a National Book Award finalist, among other numerous accolades.  Learn more about Sara on her website.