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  • Creative Writing

    Creative writing students have exciting opportunities to be published while at Wofford, including the Journal, a student-run literary magazine and the Ben Wofford Prize, an innovative competition that recognizes and publishes the best book-length works by students. Students also have an opportunity to work with renowned authors and editors.

  • General Information

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    Program Description

    Get a description of Wofford’s Creative Writing program. Information includes an overview of courses offered and unique opportunities open to students in Creative Writing.

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    Get basic degree and contact information about the professors in the department of Creative Writing.

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    Wofford Writers Series

    Every semester the Wofford Writers Series brings published authors to campus for lectures, readings, and Q&A sessions.

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    English Department

    The program in Creative Writing is part of the Department of English.

  • Academics

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    Ben Wofford Prize

    The Benjamin Wofford Prize is awarded to a student written work. Two thousand copies of the book are published and distributed to the campus community and others. 

  • Academics

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    Writing, Publishing and Teaching

    Creative Writing was featured in the article " Writing, publishing and teaching: the strength of Wofford’s Creative Writing faculty" that appeared in the Fall 2010 edition of Wofford Today. The article highlights the strength of the Creative Writing faculty here at Wofford.