Creative Writing

Fall Scholarship Competition
Nov 8, 2021

Students,The Fall Writing Competition is now open. This is a great opportunity to open yourself up to a creative and fun writing competition. The info...

Scholarship Available
Nov 8, 2021

 English Students, As of right now, the Roger and Janice Whitener Creative Writing Scholarship is available! Please submit completed ap...

A Scoop Inside of The Writing Club
Nov 5, 2021

 There was once a Creative Writing student named Daniel Ham who decided to start a writing club. Daniel initially thought of the idea to create a...

Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship 2020-21 Winners Announced
Aug 21, 2020

Junior Jay Phillips was named the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship in Creative Writing for Poetry, and Victoria Goff was named r...

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2020 Scholarship Winners
Feb 29, 2020

The fall scholarship creative writing competition: poetry and prose was open to all full-time students attending Appalachian State University and four...

Congratulations to Kathryn Kirkpatrick! She's just signed a contract for her collection, The Fisher Queen: New & Selected Poems, with Salmon Press
Jan 5, 2019

Congratulations to Kathryn Kirkpatrick, who's signed a contract for her collection, The Fisher Queen: New & Selected Poems, with Salmon Press ...

Mark Powell's essay on the country-blues singer Malcolm Holcombe is in the just-released issue of THE OXFORD AMERICAN.
Nov 13, 2018

Mark's essay on the country-blues singer Malcolm Holcombe is in the just-released issue of THE OXFORD AMERICAN. You can find an excerpt here; it'...

Ben Morris's flash fiction piece "Taking the Bait" out today in Cleaver Magazine.
Sep 5, 2018

Ben Morris's flash fiction piece "Taking the Bait" is out today in Cleaver Magazine. Here is the link:https://www.cleavermagazine.com/taking-the-...

Suzanne Samples's full-length memoir, Front Matter: Writing and the Terminal Brain Cancer of SZ acquired by Running Wild Press
Sep 5, 2018

Running Wild Press (Los Angeles) has acquired the publication rights to Suzanne's full-length memoir, Front Matter: Writing and the Terminal Brai...

Article on Caleb Johnson, new Visiting Assistant Professor, and his novel _Treebourne_
Aug 20, 2018

Appalachian Today has a wonderful article about Caleb and his novel, Treebourne. Check it out!https://today.appstate.edu/2018/08/16/treeborne...