• DEADLINES:

    Fall Application: April 1, 2020
    Fall Slideroom Submission by April 10, 2020


    Early Action: November 15, 2019
    Early Action Slideroom Submission by December 1, 2019


    Spring: November 1, 2019
    Spring Slideroom submission by November 15, 2019

    Submit the Creative Writing portfolio online in SlideRoom. There is a $5 portfolio submission fee payable online when you submit your portfolio.


    Portfolio Requirements:

    • Letter of Intent: A 500-word personal statement of your reasons for wanting to enter the program and an assessment of your strengths and weaknesses as a writer.
    • Creative Writing Samples: Applicants should submit either fiction or poetry as follows:
      • Fiction: 2-3 short stories or excerpts from pieces of fiction (30 pages max.)
      • Poetry: 8-10 poems (15 pages max.)
    • Two Letters of Recommendation: Creative Writing applicants must submit two letters of recommendation. These letters should be from two individuals who are familiar with your writing abilities (teachers, writing instructors, advisors, counselors, etc.).

    For additional information about the BA Creative Writing program visit Creative Writing Program