Hear about our unique program from our faculty, students and alumni.
Faculty member Kaylie Jones and Barbara J. Taylor, '08, discuss Barb's success with
"Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night," named Best Book of Summer 2014 by Publisher's
Faculty member Beverly Donofrio, "Riding in Cars with Boys," and Donna Talarico ’10
explain residencies and online learning in the graduate Creative Writing program.
Hollywood film producer and Wilkes faculty member, Susan Cartsonis, "The DUFF," explains
the connections to industry professionals in the graduate Creative Writing program.
Creative Writing faculty member, Ross Klavan, screenwriter of "Tigerland," and Jon
Rocks ‘10 explain how learning from industry professionals paves the way to writing
Faculty member Neil Shepard and Brian Fanelli ‘10 discuss how the Wilkes Creative
Writing master’s degree is attainable for working adults.
Wilkes grad Matt Hinton ’10 explains how the Creative Writing community – both online
and in person – inspires the writing process.
Wilkes partners with literary presses and publishing houses to give students practical
experience in the publishing field.
Complete a full-length manuscript under the guidance of accomplished faculty mentors.
J. Michael Lennon, author of "Norman Mailer: A Double Life," and Debra Zucco ‘15 discuss
the degree’s emphasis on mentoring and personal attention.
Learn the craft of writing and the business of being published in the Wilkes graduate Creative Writing Program. Enjoy online learning with limited campus visits. Wilkes offers areas of concentration in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, playwriting, publishing and spoken word.