The NYU Creative Writing Program
is among the most distinguished programs in the country and is a leading national center for the study of writing and literature.
The graduate Creative Writing Program at NYU consists of a community of writers working together in a setting that is both challenging and supportive.
Low Residency MFA Workshop in Paris
The low-residency MFA Writers Workshop offers students the opportunity to develop their craft in one of the world's most inspiring literary capitals.
The undergraduate program offers workshops, readings, internships, writing prizes, and events designed to cultivate and inspire.
Spring 2022 Reading Series
The lively public Reading Series hosts a wide array of writers, translators, and editors, and connects our program to the local community.
Creative Writing Program
Foer was listed in Rolling Stone's "People of the Year," Esquire's "Best and Brightest," and The New Yorker's "20 Under 40" list.
Terrance Hayes’s most recent publications include American Sonnets for My Past And Future Assassin and To Float In The Space Between.
Claudia Rankine is a recipient of the 2016 MacArthur Fellowship, and the author of six collections including Citizen and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely.
Sharon Olds is a previous director of the Creative Writing Program. Her 2012 collection Stags Leap was awarded the T.S. Eliot Prize and a Pulitzer.
Ocean Vuong is the author of the bestselling novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous and the poetry collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds.
Zadie Smith is the author of numerous novels, short story collections, and essays. She became a tenured professor of fiction at NYU in 2010.
Jeffrey Eugenides is the author of acclaimed novels The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex, and The Marriage Plot. His latest collection is Fresh Complaint.
Katie Kitamura’s most recent novel Intimacies was longlisted for the National Book Award and named a Best Book of 2021 by numerous publications.
Darin Strauss is the author of several acclaimed novels, including the most recent The Queen of Tuesday: A Lucille Ball Story.