Creative Writing

Portland State University's Creative Writing Program offers BFA and MFA degrees in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry

Located in the center of one of the country's most vibrantly literary cities, the Creative Writing Program at Portland State University provides writers with opportunities for creative development with a core faculty of prominent authors: Diana Abu-Jaber, Janice Lee, Gabriel Urza, and Leni Zumas in Fiction; John Beer and Michele Glazer in Poetry; and Paul Collins and visiting writer Justin Hocking in Nonfiction.

Application Deadlines

Program Deadline(s)
BFA in Creative Writing April 1 for Fall Term
October 1 for Winter Term
January 15 for Spring Term
MFA in Creative Writing January 15 for Fall Term