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Information about CRW curriculum and requirements can be found here


Creative Writing Certificate Applications

We are no longer accepting applications for Spring 2022.  Please check back at the end of January to apply for Fall 2022.



Congratulations to Creative Writing Certificate student Adrienne Hunter, whose article "Negotiating Queer Identities: Drag Kings in Gun Barrel City, Texas" was just published in "Folklife" the digital magazine of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage.  Click on the title to read the article!




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. 

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.

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