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: 10/22/2019
Format: 10/22/2019
Hamilton College

Hamilton College

BA
CLINTON, NY
You will study literature in the broadest sense—canonical texts, popular literature, film, and new media—in English or in other languages. Faculty will help you to develop as a writer, whether you are interpreting the literary text of others or creating your own.
Narrative Author Faculty: Don Evans
Hampshire College

Hampshire College

BA
AMHERST, MA
Through workshop courses in fiction, literary journalism, and poetry that couple intensive writing with active reading, students practice elementary techniques, receiving detailed critiques from professors and peers. Our students discover and develop their own voices, and learn to read as writers.
Narrative Author Faculty: Chase Twichell
Harvard University

Harvard University

BA
CAMBRIDGE, MA
We offer courses each term in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, screenwriting, and playwriting. Courses are open by application to Harvard College undergraduates, graduate students, staff, and students from other institutions eligible for cross-registration. Workshops are small, usually no more than twelve students, and concentrate on one genre.
Holy Family University

Holy Family University

BA
PHILADELPHIA, PA
Students in our English program thrive in our small yet challenging learning environment. Students majoring in English will be given opportunities that go beyond the classroom, including hands-on experience, which is a key component of a college education.
Narrative Author Faculty: Liz Moore
Hunter College, City University of New York

Hunter College, City University of New York

MFA
NEW YORK, NY
The Creative Writing MFA is a full-time, two-year program in which students take three set classes per semester. Fiction, memoir, and poetry workshops normally consist of twelve students and a distinguished instructor who critiques and guides their writing.
Narrative Author Faculty: Roxana Robinson
Narrative Author Graduates: Liz Moore