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Books by Alumni

Books published by our students and alumni

News & Accolades

Clyde Edgerton receives 2015 Thomas Wolfe Prize and Lecture

Nina de Gramont releases new book: The Last September

Anna Lena Phillips Bell receives NC Arts Council Fellowship

Michael White a long-list finalist for National Book Award

Our Journals & Imprint

Chautauqua (submit)

Ecotone (submit)

Lookout Books

Aspiring Writers

Editorial Freelancing

Find an Agent

Publish Your Book

Where to Send Your Work
(an independent ranking of journals)

Writers Groups

The Arts Council of Wilmington & NHC


Current BFA Students

BFA students prepare to read at a Writers Week student reading

Academic Advising

The first responsibility for advising rests with the student. Students must track their own progress toward graduation. This involves reading your degree audit on SeaNet at least once a semester. More >

Grading Guidelines

This list provides a guide to course grading at UNCW for undergraduate writing students.While a grade of C is considered average campus-wide, the department expects students in the major to earn B's. The highest grade, A, is reserved for outstanding work.Instructors will develop criteria for particular assignments. More >

Senior Thesis

In the final year of coursework (at the time you take CRW 496), creative writing majors compile and revise a finished thesis manuscript of literary merit, overseen by the CRW 496 instructor and then reviewed by the CRW faculty. The manuscript will be a collection of poems, stories, or essays; a single long poem; a long nonfiction narrative; a novella; or a portion of a novel. More >


In addition to the rights and responsibilities and expected levels of student conduct listed in the UNCW Code of Student Life, the Department of Creative Writing recognizes and implements the following policies and guidelines: More >


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