Creative Writing Blog

Crystal Wilkinson Reading

On January 28th nationally renowned author Crystal Wilkinson gave a reading and book signing in the Milano Reading room of the Downtown Library.

MFA Alumni Wins 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

Bryce Berkowitz, a WVU MFA alum, recently won the 42 Miles press Poetry Award for his manuscript: Bermuda Ferris Wheel

MFA Alumni Catch Up

We caught up with a few MFA alumni: Rebecca Thomas, Connie Pan, and Shane Stricker. Check out what they’ve been up to since graduating from the program in 2013.


We had our last MFA@123 of the semester. The readings, libations, and comradery warmed us up on a cold November night.

Silas House Reading

Last week the Humanities Center welcomed nationally-renowned writer Silas House to discuss his writing process and new book Southernmost

MFA Alumni Catch Up

We caught up with a few of our recent MFA alumni: Kelsey, Andrea, and Megan. Since graduating in 2017, they have been busy publishing, teaching, and traveling to new places. 


Fresh after fall break, the writers gathered for our monthly MFA@123 event.

Megan Stielstra: 2019 Sturm Writer-in-Residence

On Monday, September 30th, Megan read from her acclaimed collection The Wrong Way to Save Your Life in the Milano Reading room of the WVU Downtown Library.