Creative Writing

Write Wilmington

Write Wilmington is starting back up this Friday 9/24! For those unfamiliar, Write Wilmington is an initiative, started in Spring 2021 by our very own Sayantani Dasgupta, whose purpose is to carve out time and space for writing in community with one another.

From September 24th to November 19th, we will gather every Friday from 9:00am to 9:45am for a free writing session. Each session will be held on Zoom and led by a Department of Creative Writing faculty member or graduate student. Instructors will deliver prompts and guidelines, everyone in attendance will write together, and often have time to share with one another. The goal here is not to workshop or receive feedback, but rather it is a designated time to forget about everything else, to push our imaginations, exercise creative muscles, and to simply write. We hope you'll generate drafts you might return to in the future, but our purposes are to get your gears turning.

Join us for a session! Everyone is welcome! Tell your friends! Your students! Your neighbors! 

*Closed Captions will be enabled during all sessions. Zoom link will be emailed out to all registered participants an hour before each session.

Register here: 

Join us for the first session of Write Wilmington with Graduate Teaching Assistant and MFA candidate Jess Ram on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 9 am. All are welcome!


Full Schedule, Write Wilmington, Fall 2021  

Jess Ram

Sep 24

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Courtney Justus

Oct 1

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Michael Colbert

Oct 8

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Tyler Whichard

Oct 15

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Rajiv Mohabir

Oct 22

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Ryleigh Wann

Oct 29


Nina de Gramont

Nov 5


Emily Lowe

Nov 12


Bekki Lee

Nov 19




For any queries, please contact:

—Jess Ram (for technical support), MFA Candidate in Poetry, UNCW (
—Sayantani Dasgupta, Assistant Professor, Department of Creative Writing, UNCW (