University of New Orleans

The UNO Creative Writing Workshop (CWW) is our resident graduate program in fiction writing, nonfiction writing, poetry writing, play writing and screen writing. Its curriculum requires forty-five credits of graduate work, culminating in a creative thesis and leading to the MFA degree.

The CWW has a long relationship with the Festival, providing round one readers for our writing contests and a graduate student to serve as our contest coordinator and program assistant.

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