223: Introduction to Creative Writing - University of Michigan

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in the Department of English at Western Michigan University is a 48-hour degree program for students who wish to become professional writers of:

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A $600 award in the undergraduate short fiction division donated by Ann Arbor novelist Steven Gillis in memory of his father. Mr. Gillis notes that "Stanley Schwartz came to the University of Michigan in 1947 to study English and Creative Writing. A track star for the U-M, Stan ran the quarter mile on the University of Michigan's then record setting middle distance relay team at the Milrose Games. Graduating with honors, he attended the U-M Law School, and went on to become one of the country's most successful and influential attorneys. As the founding partner in Sommers, Schwartz, Silver and Schwartz, Stan blazed the trail for birth trauma litigation, authoring several books while devoting himself to protecting the interests of aggrieved parents.”

Feb 7, 2012 - University of Michigan Creative Writing

Under the terms of the will of Avery Hopwood, a prominent and member of the Class of 1905 of The University of Michigan, one-fifth of Mr. Hopwood's estate was given to the Regents of the University for the encouragement of creative work in writing. The first awards were made in 1931, and today the offers approximately $120,000 in prizes every year to aspiring writers at the University of Michigan. According to , UM English Professor and Director of the Hopwood Awards Program, "This is the oldest and best known series of writing prizes in the country and it is a very good indicator of future success."

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The Kasdan Scholarship in Creative Writing was established by University of Michigan graduates Lawrence and Meg Kasdan. The recipient of the award will be selected on the basis of excellence in the writing of screenplays or drama. The manuscripts will be judged by a U-M faculty member and a judge at the Kasdan Company. The prizes range from $1,500-$9,500.

Creative Writing and Literature | U-M LSA Residential College

The Hummingbird Global Writers’ Circle is an international reading series started by Dr. Debotri Dhar, CEW Visiting Scholar (2015-17) and Lecturer in Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. The aim of this literary initiative is to bring writers and communities together in different parts of the world to foster a love of books, to discuss the craft of writing, and to promote creative dialogue and global understanding in small ways. The name was inspired by the tiny hummingbird which builds its home with just a few drops of nectar, a root here, a leaf there, and a little bit of sky.

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We’d love for you to join us in all our literary endeavors! Xylem has a close, hardworking staff of anywhere from 15-50 dedicated students interested in wide-ranging fields—from creative writing and publishing to finance and advertising to graphic design and communications. Since the mid-90s, Xylem has maintained a reputation for publishing some of the best creative work by students at the University of Michigan. Whether you’re interested in a leadership position as a member of our Executive Board, or if you would like to submit your own work for an opportunity to be a published writer or artist, or if you’d like a smaller role at one of the best student-run literary magazines on campus, Xylem is waiting for you.