MFA in Creative Writing

MFA Summer Reading Series returns

Summer will once again bring some of the best writers to Reinhardt University for the Etowah Valley Writers Institute summer reading series. The Etowah Valley Writers Institute is the University’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, which will have its first group of graduates this summer. Every summer, the program holds a 10-day intensive…

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Bill Walsh Wins Poetry Prize for ‘Fly Fishing in Times Square’

Bill Walsh, director of Reinhardt’s MFA program, has won the Červená Barva Press Editor’s Poetry Series. In order to win this prize, the editors at Červená Barva Press – an organization founded in 2005 that solicits works from various writers around world and holds open contents regularly – narrowed the manuscripts down from 400 to…

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MFA students honored for their work

Three Master of Fine Arts students were honored for their work with the inaugural Robert Driscoll Writing Awards. “The awards were based on nominations from our creative writing teachers regarding students who have written on our about nature; those who have contributed to a special project in nature; and those who have expressed a special…

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Reinhardt University’s Etowah Valley Writers Institute to feature some of the nation’s best writers

Reinhardt University’s Etowah Valley Writers Institute will feature nationally acclaimed authors Richard Blanco, Stephane Dunn, Christopher Dickey and more this summer on the University campus in Waleska. “The writing program brings together some of the best writers in the country to discuss techniques on how to tell a better story, how to be more creative,…

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Reinhardt University publishes its first issue of the ‘James Dickey Review’

Reinhardt University recently published its first issue of the “James Dickey Review,” a nationally recognized literary journal that includes creative work inspired by the famous author of “Deliverance.”  The journal also publishes scholarly studies of Dickey’s literature. The Review, founded in 1984 in Atlanta, Dickey’s hometown, had been housed for several years at Lynchburg University…

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Etowah Valley MFA to host fall readings with King and Malphrus

Reinhardt University’s Etowah Valley MFA in Creative Writing, in partnership with the Milton Literary Festival, will host a fall reading Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. in the Bannister Glasshouse, Hasty Student Center, and will feature acclaimed authors Cassandra King and Ellen Malphrus. The event is free and open to the public. King is the widow…

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Etowah Valley MFA readings are free and open to the public

Reinhardt University’s Etowah Valley MFA in Creative Writing summer residency kicks off next month and includes evening readings that are free and open to the public. The 10-day summer residency is part of Reinhardt’s newly SACS-COC approved Etowah Valley MFA in Creative Writing, a seven-semester program focused on various writing styles from fiction and creative-nonfiction…

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