Graduate Program in Creative Writing

Directory

Faculty

Aaron  Abeyta  headshot
Director, Poetry Concentration, Nature Writing Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
Email:
Office Location:
Kevin J. Anderson, MFA headshot
Director, Publishing Concentration
Phone:
Office Location: Remote
Trai Cartwright, MFA headshot
Screenwriting Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2298
Office Location: Taylor Hall
Russell Davis, MFA headshot
Director, Genre Fiction Concentration
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
Tyson Hausdoerffer, Ph.D. headshot
Interim Director, Graduate Program in Creative Writing
Phone: 970.943.2298
Office Location: Taylor Hall 222B
Julie Kane, Ph.D. headshot
Poetry Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
J S Mayank, MFA headshot
Director, Screenwriting Concentration
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
Candace Nadon, Ph.D. headshot
Genre Fiction Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
Andrew Sellon, MFA headshot
Poetry Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
Julianne Warren headshot
Director, Nature Writing Concentration
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
Richard Wilber, Ed.D. headshot
Genre Fiction Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote

Looking to get serious about your writing? Dreaming of becoming a published author? Eager to refine your craft, elevate your art, and inspire the world? By pursuing an MFA or M.A. in Creative Writing from Western Colorado University, you can do all of this and more. Our dedicated faculty of award-winning writers will ensure that you achieve your full potential as a professional writer.

Apply to the Graduate Program in Creative Writing


Areas of Study Include: 

Genre Fiction students learn in small classes.

Genre Fiction

Communication
Master of Arts
Master of Fine Arts
Genre Fiction, Western Colorado, Graduate Program, Creative Writing, Fiction writing, novels, Western State, WCU, Western Colorado University
Mist in the Morning painting by Phyllis Fife

Nature Writing

Communication
Master of Arts
Master of Fine Arts
MFA Nature Writing, MFA Environmental Writing, MFA Creative Nonfiction, Master of Fine Arts nature writing, scholarship MFA, MFA outdoor writing, MFA environmen
A Poetry student writes in a grassy area.

Poetry

Communication
Master of Arts
Master of Fine Arts
MFA poetry, M.A. poetry, Master of Fine Arts Poetry, Master in Poetry, scholarship MFA, top poetry MFA, low-residency MFA, Western State Colorado University MFA
 A stack of books and a tablet on a desk.

Publishing

Communication
Master of Arts
Master of Fine Arts
Western Colorado University, Publishing, Kevin J. Anderson, MFA, MA, master's in publishing, colorado, creative writing
Browsing hit films on a tablet

Screenwriting for Film and Television

Communication
Master of Arts
Master of Fine Arts
MFA screenwriting, MFA TV writing, MFA teleplay, MFA Pilot, Master of Fine Arts Screenwriting, scholarship MFA, Hollywood MFA, Western Colorado University