Writing Programs

Whether you’re looking for a creative writing program that leads to an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree at a US or international school, and whether you want a residency or low-residency program, here you’ll find easily searchable listings of our selection of the most worthwhile programs. The listings include links to author bios and works by each program’s graduates and by current and former faculty members who are published in Narrative.


Format: 11/13/2019
Format: 11/13/2019
Davidson College

Davidson College

BA
DAVIDSON, NC
Learning to write well is an important feature of a Davidson education and is of special emphasis in the English department, where all courses involve instruction in writing. We are pleased to offer a wide array of writing courses, taught by both permanent staff and the visiting McGee Professor of Creative Writing.
Narrative Author Faculty: Terese Svoboda
Denison University

Denison University

BA
GRANVILLE, OH
In our small classes, students find varied but uniformly passionate instruction in American, British, and world literature. And for more than fifty years, Denison students have studied the art and craft of creative writing through the Writing Program’s workshops in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
Narrative Author Faculty: Michael Croley
DePaul University

DePaul University

MA
CHICAGO, IL
The program features rigorous training in the history and structure of the English language, literary criticism and theory, analytical writing and research, pedagogy and specific literary periods.
Narrative Author Faculty: Richard Jones
Dickinson State University

Dickinson State University

BA
DICKINSON, ND
Language and Literature provides high-quality courses and programs that contribute to the quality of life for the citizens of Southwestern North Dakota and the students and members of the Dickinson State University community.
Narrative Author Faculty: Peter Grimes
Drew University

Drew University

MFA, BA
MADISON, NJ
The Masters of Fine Arts in Poetry and Poetry in Translation is a low-residency MFA program. Each year students spend two ten-day residencies on Drew University’s beautiful campus located just outside New York City. Outside of the residencies students work with our award winning faculty in one-on-one mentorships.
Narrative Author Faculty: Patrick Phillips
Duke University

Duke University

MA
DURHAM, NC
Students investigate literary and cultural history as forms of knowledge production and social action; to develop the specific linguistic, philosophical, and historical skills relevant to their chosen field and intervention; and to think and articulate with clarity, subtlety, and imagination.
Narrative Author Faculty: Reynolds Price (d. 2011)