• Fall: April 1, 2020 (SUNY application) Students need to submit their slideroom portfolio by April 10, 2020
    Early Action: November 15, 2019
    Spring: November 1, 2019

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

The portfolio must consist of:

  • 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