Creative Writing Blog

Meeting Our New MFAs!

Celebrating Our WVU MFA Graduation Reading

A highlight of the end of the semester here in the Creative Writing Program has been the opportunity to have a reading from our graduating third-year MFA cohort.  It was amazing to hear everyone read from their theses and see them get presented with their graduation hoods.  Best wishes to the Class of 2022!

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The Alpha Xi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta Holds a Poetry Slam

WVU’s Alpha Xi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta was excited to hold a poetry slam this semester!  For the slam, undergraduate students could share some of their poetry and compete for prizes.  A noncompetitive section was also open to anyone who wanted to share their work.

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Carrickshock Project

MFA@123 - Fall 2021

The MFA program has been excited to host its MFA@123 events at 123 Pleasant Street again this semester!  MFA@123 is a great opportunity to hear everyone’s amazing work and spend time together.

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Winter Welcome: What We've Been up to

It’s hard to believe we’re already four weeks into the semester. One of our favorite ways to slow down during the chaos that is spring semester is to grab a piece of writing and to indulge for a few hours. Luckily for us, there’s a bounty of great writing available and we’re happy to share what our own WVU MFA students have been up to as well as our alumni.  

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WVU Alum, Bryce Berkowitz, Talks With Current MFAs on Searching for an Academic Job

Bryce Berkowitz, a WVU MFA alum, sat down with current MFAs to discuss the ins and outs of searching for an academic job. 

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