MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics


Fall Convergence

photo of Fall Convergence audienceThe MFA begins each academic year with a mini conference that enables graduate students to acquaint themselves with the MFA faculty as well as other writers invited to UW Bothell to participate in this event. Through this convergence of established writers and writing students, we intend to create an active community of writers and writing discussions that extend well beyond our academic setting and this initial gathering. 

Detailed programs information for current and past Fall Convergence events can be found here.

Spring Festival

Amaranth Borsuk presenting at Spring Festival

MFA degree candidates read, show, and perform work from their theses. Select guest writers will be invited in to provide commentary on UW Bothell creative writing and to share their own work.

Detailed programs information for current and past Spring Festivals can be found here.


from The Convergence Zone

from The Convergence Zone is a series of author readings and eventsphoto of reading at from the Convergence Zone sponsored by the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics at the University of Washington Bothell. The series brings to the Seattle metropolitan area writers and artists who “cross” and “trans” genres and media.

Gamut: A Literary Series

Gamut is a literary series featuring readings by current students, alumni, and faculty of the University of Washington Bothell’s MFA program in Creative Writing & Poetics.