Creative Writing at Boise State
Undergraduate Creative Writing
Come study with our award-winning MFA faculty whose publications include internationally bestselling novels, prize-winning poetry collections, translations, and essays, and whose awards include the Pacific Northwest Book Award, the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Whiting Award, the Idaho Book of the Year, the Stegner Fellowship, the Iowa Prize, The University of Georgia Press Prize, the Wisconsin Institute Fellowship, the NYT bestseller list and second place in the Apache County Fair for a Hereford calf. Recent form and theory classes have focused on poetics, beauty, graphic novels, speculative fiction, screenwriting, and novel writing. Students are encouraged to take classes in other disciplines and recent students have studied Dance, Metal Work, Anthropology, Sculpture and Theater. We also offer classes in publishing and editing, where students work on The Idaho Review and can help with Free Poetry.