CCBC Choices is our annual best-of-the year list. Though small—we typically admit six new students each year—the MFA is just one part of a vibrant writing community including five post-graduate fellowsformer fellows and alums, PhD candidates in contemporary literature, and a host of other artists and writers living and working in Madison.
Be sure to check out the many other resources in our Links section. MFAs interact socially and collegially with our Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing fellows, who are some of the best recent MFA recipients in the country, and both the fellows and faculty are always on-hand to provide advice about publishing, teaching, and pursuing a career in writing.
Read more about our mission and the history of GUTS below. To provide UW-Madison students with free tutorial assistance in a variety of subjects and encourage their personal and academic growth. Many of them create their own annual best-of-the-year lists at the end of each publishing year.
Develop the ability to read literary works not only for their social, historical, intellectual, formal, and interpretive value, but for their capacity to inspire and generate new work, and to see in a finished work the process of its being made.
Ina housefellow in Sellery Hall began Help at Student Housing HASH as a program through which volunteer tutors provided academic assistance to fellow residence hall students. This exhibit is accompanied by an audio-tape of Ellen Raskin talking about the manuscript.
While there is a wide range of information available at no cost on the web, two fee-based web sites of note are: Read On Wisconsin is a statewide literacy initiative administered through the CCBC that highlights titles at five different levels each month.
The degree requires 42 credits as follows: Our MFAs also have the opportunity to take workshops in other genres, including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, playwriting, and screenwriting.
While students are expected to focus on and produce book-length theses by the end of their two years here, they are also encouraged to pursue other intellectual interests via these electives.
Other Each student receives financial aid in the form of teaching assistantships, prize scholarships, tuition remission, and health benefits. The purpose of GUTS is: Policies set by the academic degree program can be found below.
Annual Awards and Best-of-the-Year lists:She could never finish one of Dickens’s novels. [“Dickens” is singular; therefore, an apostrophe and “s”are added to make it possessive.] The dog growled and bared its fangs. [Here, “its” is possessive: “the fangs of the dog.” Possessive pronouns do not include apostrophes.] The boy’s father said the baseball was his son’s.
Writing At a Glance. What: Whether you’re just starting out or looking to continue your development as a writer, you’re invited to join our diverse community of writers. Explore our online classes, face-to-face workshops, critique services, two annual writing retreats, the Midwest Review literary magazine, and Writers’ Institute—the Midwest’s premiere.
To provide UW-Madison students with free tutorial assistance in a variety of subjects and encourage their personal and academic growth. To provide volunteer, peer-tutoring opportunities for students.
To provide opportunities for staff members to develop leadership skills by administering and coordinating the tutorial programs.
Lydia Conklin entered the UW-Madison MFA Program in She is a recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Astraea Foundation, and Harvard University.
Her fiction has appeared in Narrative Magazine, New Letters, The New Orleans Review, and elsewhere. Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Program in Creative Writing. We offer courses in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and playwriting to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
"Graphic novels are now appearing in a great variety of courses: composition, literature, drama, popular culture, travel, art, translation. The thirty-four essays in this volume explore issues that the new art form has posed for teachers at the university level."--Provided by publisher.Download