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Apr 3, 2014

Poet Li-Young Lee Reads April 10

Critically acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee comes to campus next week to read from his award-winning poetry as part of the Owens-Walters Reading Series sponsored by NC State’s Creative Writing Program. 

Mar 31, 2014

5 Questions With Therese Fowler

New York Times best-selling author Therese Fowler talks about the risks she’s taken in her writing career and how it feels to teach where she used to be a student. Fowler is a featured author at this week's North Carolina Literary Festival. 

Sep 13, 2012

Enter Our Statewide Short Story Contest

Are you a writer with a potentially award-winning story? Then enter your idea in the 2012 NC State Short Story Contest, sponsored by the Creative Writing Program. 

Aug 30, 2012

Award-Winning CHASS Alumnus Hosts Science Fiction Reading

Andy Duncan, alumnus from the graduate creative writing program, has gone on to win multiple awards including the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best science fiction story of the year. Come hear Duncan read at the Studio Theatre in Thompson Hall on Sept. 12. 

Feb 2, 2012

Time to Get Poetic

Think you have a way with words? Compete in the 2012 Statewide Poetry Contest to win bragging rights and a $500 first prize. 

Oct 3, 2011

Write and Win

Got a story to tell? Enter it in the creative writing program’s statewide short story contest. 

Sep 28, 2011

Encouraging Words

How do you find up-and-coming writers who will make North Carolina proud? NC State’s creative writing program flushes them out with contests and cash prizes. 

Jun 23, 2011

Creating Magic

NC State students turned fantasy into reality in the finals of the Disney ImagiNations competition. See how they did it. 

Jan 26, 2011

Use Your Poetic License

Forget a penny for your thoughts. How about $500 for your poetry? That's the grand prize in the Creative Writing Program's annual poetry contest. 

Mar 23, 2010

One Hot Read

Elisa Lorello discovered a novel way to ignite sales of her books: e-publishing on Kindle. After self-publishing (in the traditional sense) to little fanfare, Lorello - who teaches writing to first-year students in the university's Department of English - headed to Amazon.com and soon found her work on the best-seller list.