Learn how to brainstorm and experiment, gain experience performing your work for audiences, learn how to critique stories, poems, and plays in a workshop setting, and submit your work to literary magazines.
Study Away We host a faculty-led trip to London, an exchange program with Loughborough University, and a Wintermester Experience that visits different locations each year.
We love mentoring our students and take great pride in watching them grow as writers.
Belhaven University is the only Christian university in the US offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts in creative writing and one of only 26 undergraduate institutions offering such a degree.
It's a large public university in a mid sized city.
In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 24 Master's degrees.
We believe we can clarify values and positions by our writing; we can discover wonderful truths and mysteries which God has wrapped into creation -we cannot, however, create truth ourselves.
This biblical worldview is at the foundation of the creative writing degree.
Here, you will study with distinguished authors including Nikki Giovanni and Matthew Vollmer.
We also offer a variety of campus readings for you to attend by renowned poets, playwrights, essayists, and fiction writers.