Program Events

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

The academic year concludes with a spring festival meant to showcase faculty and student work. During this event, MFA degree candidates will read, show, and perform work from their thesis. 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.

The Writing For Their Lives series has hosted over thirty authors committed to exploratory writing.

Listen to the 50 local, national, and international writers, here.