Graduate Program in Creative Writing

Directory

Faculty

Aaron  Abeyta  headshot
Director, Poetry Concentration, Nature Writing Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
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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
Tyson Hausdoerffer, Ph.D. headshot
Director, Graduate Program in Creative Writing
Phone: 970.943.2298
Office Location: Taylor Hall 222B
Carlos Hernandez headshot
Genre Fiction Visiting Faculty
Phone:
Office Location: Remote
Kat Howard, Ph.D. headshot
Genre Fiction Concentration Faculty
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Office Location: Remote
Amy Irvine, MFA headshot
Nature Writing Concentration Faculty
Phone:
Office Location: Remote
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
Molly Murfee, M.A. headshot
Nature Writing Concentration Faculty
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Office Location: Remote
Candace Nadon, Ph.D. headshot
Genre Fiction Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
Laura  Pritchett, Ph.D. headshot
Interim Director, Nature Writing
Phone: 970.988.6528
Office Location:
Andrew Sellon, MFA headshot
Poetry Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
Ana Maria Spagna, M.A. headshot
Nature Writing Concentration Faculty
Phone:
Office Location: Remote
Richard Wilber, Ed.D. headshot
Genre Fiction Concentration Faculty
Phone: 970.943.2163
Office Location: Remote
Fran Wilde, MFA headshot
Director, Genre Fiction Concentration
Phone:
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

Current GPCW students have the option to continue their graduate experience by pursuing a second concentration following the completion of their first M.A./MFA degree. To be considered, a student must be in good academic standing and submit all three required documents by Dec. 1.

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Areas of Study Include: 

Genre Fiction

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Nature Writing

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Poetry

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Publishing

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Screenwriting for Film & Television

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