Creative Writing

Options for Creative Writing


Thank you for your interest in creative writing at UNC Wilmington. We are pleased to offer a few options for community members to explore writing as a craft.

Option #1: Enroll as a non-degree UNCW student and earn college credit.

Option #2: Audit a course at UNCW.

For information regarding audit fees, contact Sissy Hendricks in the Cashier’s Office at (910) 962-3147.


Option #3: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute workshops

View the online schedule, posted at the start of each semester.  

Option #4: Writers Week!

The Department of Creative Writing at UNCW is proud to present Writers Week, an annual symposium bringing nationally acclaimed writers (of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry) and a distinguished keynote speaker—in addition to publishers, literary agents, and editors—to our UNCW campus.













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Best of luck with your writing!
—The UNCW Department of Creative Writing


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