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Information about CRW curriculum and requirements can be found here.



Creative Writing Certificate admissions are now open!

The application for Spring 2021 admission to the Creative Writing Certificate Program is currently open and will close on October 28, 2020. Students will be notified in time to register for CRW classes during the initial registration period.




The Texas Book Festival, one of the largest in the country, takes place annually in late October / early November, but offers volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

The Writers' League of Texas provides internship, networking, literary, and educational opportunities in Austin and around the state, as well as an annual conference featuring literary agents and editors. 

Poets and Writers magazine lists contests, fellowships, grants, and literary journals for writers of all levels. 

Check back often for more links to publishing, contest, and internship opportunities.

John Pipkin

Director of the Undergraduate Creative Writing Program

John Pipkin
  • Creative Writing Certificate Program

    University of Texas at Austin
    204 W 21st st.
    Austin, 78712