Florida State University

Florida, United States

Residential program

The English Department of Florida State University offers the BA, MA, and PhD degrees with emphasis in writing. Students in these programs enroll in literature and linguistics courses as well as in Writing workshops.

Workshops are offered in poetry, fiction, drama, and nonfiction. Enrollment in the workshops is limited, giving students the opportunity to work closely with their instructors. In addition to techniques courses and workshops in each of the genres, courses and internships in editing are offered on both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Tallahassee area features weekly public readings by students, faculty, and local writers. There are 2 literary magazines, Sun Dog: The Southeast Review and Kudzu Review, affiliated with the university, as well as the independent journals International Quarterly and The Apalachee Quarterly, and The Anhinga Press, which publishes a chapbook series, and other independent presses and newsletters. The department also sponsors the annual World's Best Short Short Story Contest, which attracts thousands of entries from around the world, and the Richard Eberhart Poetry Prize.

The Southeast Review

http://www.southeastreview.org/

Contact Information

Creative Writing Program
405 Williams Building
Tallahassee
Florida, United States
32306-1580
Phone: 850-877-7411
Email: dkirby@fsu.edu
http://english.fsu.edu/crw



DEGREE PROGRAMS
Genres: Fiction, Poetry, Playwriting, Creative Nonfiction
Other: Minor in another field, usually 12 s/hrs; completion of the final course of a 12 s/hr sequence in a

Graduate Program Director

David Kirby
Managing Director
Creative Writing Program
405 Williams Building
Tallahassee
Florida, United States
32306-1580
Email: dkirby@fsu.edu
URL: http://english.fsu.edu/crw

The English Department of Florida State University offers the BA, MA, and PhD degrees with emphasis in writing. Students in these programs enroll in literature and linguistics courses as well as in Writing workshops.

Workshops are offered in poetry, fiction, drama, and nonfiction. Enrollment in the workshops is limited, giving students the opportunity to work closely with their instructors. In addition to techniques courses and workshops in each of the genres, courses and internships in editing are offered on both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Tallahassee area features weekly public readings by students, faculty, and local writers. There are 2 literary magazines, Sun Dog: The Southeast Review and Kudzu Review, affiliated with the university, as well as the independent journals International Quarterly and The Apalachee Quarterly, and The Anhinga Press, which publishes a chapbook series, and other independent presses and newsletters. The department also sponsors the annual World's Best Short Short Story Contest, which attracts thousands of entries from around the world, and the Richard Eberhart Poetry Prize.

The Southeast Review

http://www.southeastreview.org/

Type of Program: Studio/Research
Genres: Fiction, Poetry, Playwriting, Creative Nonfiction
In State Tuition 4467
Out of State Tuition 15832
Unit of Measure: Hours
Workshop: 1215
Literature: 2124
Thesis: 912
Total Units for Degree: 45
Other Requirements: Reading knowledge of one foreign language; oral defense of creative thesis.
Application Requirements: Transcripts, Writing Sample, Application Form, Letters of Recommendation, GRE, Other

Graduate Program Director

David Kirby
Managing Director
Creative Writing Program
405 Williams Building
Tallahassee
Florida, United States
32306-1580
Email: dkirby@fsu.edu
URL: http://english.fsu.edu/crw

The English Department of Florida State University offers the BA, MA, and PhD degrees with emphasis in writing. Students in these programs enroll in literature and linguistics courses as well as in Writing workshops.

Workshops are offered in poetry, fiction, drama, and nonfiction. Enrollment in the workshops is limited, giving students the opportunity to work closely with their instructors. In addition to techniques courses and workshops in each of the genres, courses and internships in editing are offered on both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Tallahassee area features weekly public readings by students, faculty, and local writers. There are 2 literary magazines, Sun Dog: The Southeast Review and Kudzu Review, affiliated with the university, as well as the independent journals International Quarterly and The Apalachee Quarterly, and The Anhinga Press, which publishes a chapbook series, and other independent presses and newsletters. The department also sponsors the annual World's Best Short Short Story Contest, which attracts thousands of entries from around the world, and the Richard Eberhart Poetry Prize.

The Southeast Review

http://www.southeastreview.org/

Type of Program: Studio/Research
Genres: Fiction, Poetry, Playwriting, Creative Nonfiction
In State Tuition 4467
Out of State Tuition 15832
Unit of Measure: Hours
Workshop: 1215
Literature: 2124
Thesis: 912
Total Units for Degree: 45
Other Requirements: Reading knowledge of one foreign language; oral defense of creative thesis.
Application Requirements: Transcripts, Writing Sample, Application Form, Letters of Recommendation, GRE, Other




FACULTY

Skip Horack

The Eden Hunter, The Southern Cross, The Other Joseph

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/shorack.html


Erin Belieu

One Above & One Below, Infanta, Black Box, Slant Six

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/ebelieu.htm


Ralph Berry

Dictionary of Modern Anguish, Leonardo's Horse, publisher of FC2

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/rberry.htm


Robert Olen Butler

Mr. Spaceman, Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, winner of the Pulitzer Prize

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/rbutler.htm


Barbara Hamby

The Alphabet of Desire, On the Street of Divine Love, Lester Higata's 20th Century, Seriously Funny Anthology, All-Night Lingo Tango, Guggenheim Fellowship winner.

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/bhamby.htm


James Kimbrell

The Gatehouse Heaven, My Psychic, Smote, Guggenheim Fellowship winner.

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/jkimbrell.htm


David Kirby

The Ha-Ha, The House of Blue Light, The House on Boulevard St, Guggenheim Fellowship winner.

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/dkirby.htm


Diane Roberts

Faulkner and Southern Womanhood, The Myth of Aunt Jemima, Dream State, Tribal: College Football and the Secret Heart of America

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/droberts.htm


Bob Shacochis

The Immaculate Invasion, Swimming in the Volcano, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul, winner of the National Book Award

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/bshacochis.htm


Elizabeth Stuckey-French

Mermaids on the Moon, The First Paper Girl in Red Oak, Iowa

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/estuckey-french.htm


Virgil Suarez

Banyan, Havana Thursdays, NEA Fellowship

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/vsuarez.htm


Mark Windegardner

The Godfather Returns, Crooked River Burning

http://www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/mwinegardner.htm


Ravi Howard

Driving the King; Like Trees, Walking

http://english.fsu.edu/faculty/rhoward.htm





COMMUNITY

The Jerome Stern Distinguished Writers Series (https://www.facebook.com/JeromeSternWritersSeries)