Creative Writing


The Department of Creative Writing is pleased to share, quarterly, our publications, professional placements, and good news from faculty, students, and alumni.


Moezzi wins Wilbur

Melody Moezzi’s memoir The Rumi Prescription was honored with a 2021 Wilbur Award. Comparable to the Emmys/Tonys/Oscars, the annual Wilbur Award recognizes two-dozen individuals for excellence in the secular media in communicating religious issues, values, and themes.

UNCW alumnus Jason Mott's (BFA '06, MFA '08) fourth novel Hell of a Book is the winner in fiction for the 2021 National Book Award—one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the world.


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