Hamline University Creative Writing Programs
Water~Stone Review

True Writing.

Immerse yourself in the craft and practice of writing in a community of literary enthusiasts, creative souls, and the highly-distinguished faculty at Hamline University Creative Writing Programs in Saint Paul, MN. As the only university in the United States with three fine arts programs in creative writing, Hamline has a long history of turning writers into published authors include recent Newbery Medal winners, a National Book Award finalist, and Minnesota Book Award finalists and winners.

Experience the professional aspect of the craft; the business of writing and publishing and the practice of teaching. Challenge your creative spirit. Cultivate the mindset, drive, and skill needed to make your writing sing so that, as Langston Hughes once said, when you let that page out of you, it will be true. 

See more information about our programs, application deadlines, and assistantships/funding available on our website: www.hamline.edu/cla/creative-writing-programs

  • MFA in Creative Writing (Full or Part-time Program)
  • MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults (Low-Residency Program)
  • BFA in Creative Writing (Undergraduate Degree)
  • Water~Stone Review—Award-winning, national literary print journal
  • Runestone—Award-winning online, national, undergraduate journal
  • Summer Writing Workshop