In addition to these summer programs, we offer three-week workshops during the January Term and several on-campus summer workshops during both of NYU's six-week summer sessions.
Welcome to the undergraduate Creative Writing Program.
Located in the very heart of literary Greenwich Village, the undergraduate program offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the writing life with workshops, readings, internships, writing prizes, and events designed to cultivate and inspire.
She is also the author of Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced (Alice James Books, 2004), winner of the Beatrice Hawley Award, and The Game of Boxes (Graywolf Press, 2012), which received the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets for an outstanding second book.
Barnett has taught at Barnard, Princeton, and Hunter, and is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at NYU.
Our instructors have been the recipients of Pulitzer Prizes, Mac Arthur Genius, Guggenheim, and NEA fellowships, National Book and National Book Critics Circle awards, Pushcart Prizes, the Whiting Writer's Award, and more.
Undergraduates are encouraged to attend the program's reading series, which brings both established and new writers to NYU.
Master classes—to which students may apply following completion of the foundational Creative Writing: Intro to Fiction & Poetry course (or equivalent)—provide intensive mentoring and guidance for select undergraduate writers.
Students seeking intensive summer study with acclaimed faculty can choose from three exciting undergraduate summer writing programs: Writers in Florence, Writers in New York, and Writers in Paris.
Her latest book, Red Doc Nathan Englander is the author of the novels Dinner at the Center of the Earth, The Ministry of Special Cases, and the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
His books have been translated in twenty languages, and his short fiction widely anthologized, most recently in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories.