University of Pittsburgh

Pitt is where ... Jeanne Marie Laskas will teach you how to talk with difficult characters. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Irina Reyn will teach you to write from the dark side. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Yona Harvey will teach you how to become your own best teacher. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Bill Lychack will help you turn self doubt into a powerful writing tool. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Peter Trachtenberg will teach you to find the music in facts. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Ellen McGrath Smith will show you how to walk the line between prose and poetry. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Michael Meyer will teach you to write a great set piece. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Dawn Lundy Martin will teach you to sing the song that cannot be sung. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Pitt is where Angie Cruz will teach you how to get your characters in good trouble.
Pitt is where... Tom McWhorter will get you and your craft elements working hard. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Geeta Kothari will show you how to reinvent the family memoir. Learn More >
Pitt is where... Cindy Skrzycki will teach you to write like an athlete—in a good way. Learn More >
Pitt is where ... Jeff Oaks will teach you the art of attention. Learn More >

Events

Feb 15

Panel: Publishing and Professionalization After* the MFA *(and sometimes before!)

  Join five recent graduates of the Writing Program who’ve had books come out from major trade publishers shortly after receiving their degrees Learn More >

Apr 01

Join us for the 2022 Writing Awards

Every year the University of Pittsburgh Writing Program awards prizes to honor outstanding nonfiction, fiction, and poetry work by student Learn More >

Apr 29

MFA Graduation

Please join us in honoring the 2022 Graduates of the Pitt MFA in Creative Writing on Friday April 29, 2022 from 4pm-6pm.    We will have Learn More >

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