Creative Writing Certificate Program | College of Liberal Arts
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The application window for Fall admission to the Creative Writing Certificate Program will open on Feb. 1, 2024, with a deadline of March 1, 2024.  All links and instructions for the application will be available on this website.

  • Applicants in Fiction need to submit a writing sample of up to 2,500 words.  The sample can consist of one story, several stories, or a novel excerpt. 
  • Applicants in Poetry need to submit up to 5 pages of poetry, which can consist of one poem or several poems. 
  • All applicants need to submit a brief personal statement in the application.

The application has TWO parts:

  • Fill out the Creative Writing Certificate Application Form (including personal statement).
  • Upload your writing sample to the UT Box Folder.