Welcome to Creative Writing at LSU! A vibrant literary arts community, we offer a genre-flexible program of study designed for students who wish to engage in a dynamic exploration of the craft of creative writing. We prepare students for work in the literary arts, law, teaching, publishing, arts administration, writing for the entertainment industry, and other careers.

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Undergraduate Program

Need help choosing a major or concentration? Explore Creative Writing at LSU.

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MFA Program

Our MFA program is one of the oldest & most prestigious in the nation. Find out why.

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Faculty & Administration

Meet our award-winning faculty.

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LSU Reading Series

Attend one of LSU's many exciting literary events.

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New Delta Review

Browse the latest issue of NDR, our MFA program's online literary journal.

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delta literary journal

Join the staff of delta, our undergraduate journal, or attend the Highland Coffee Reading Series.

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Delta Mouth Literary Festival

Take a peek at this year’s line-up for our nationally-known literary festival.

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The Southern Review

Explore the archives of the famous literary magazine founded by Robert Penn Warren.

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Alumni & Friends

Thinking of giving? We need your support!