Department News

alumnus Iheoma Nwachukwu earns Flannery O’Connor Award

He earned his doctorate in creative writing in 2018 and is now a professor at Eastern University in Pennsylvania. Read more...

Laura Biagi and the Southeast Review staff earn $25,000 grant

Following a long process, the funding from Florida's Division of Arts and Culture became official in mid-June. Read more...

Tarez Graban featured for Linked Women Pedagogues project

FSU's Research Computing Center recently featured the “data-discovery tool” that brings light to women educators. Read more...


Creative Writing

Consistently ranked among the top writing programs in the country, the Creative Writing program offers a thriving community to writers who are looking to strengthen their craft while building life-long relationships in writing. 

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Literature, Media, and Culture

The Literature, Media, and Culture program exposes students to provocative questions that spark scholarly engagement and creativity, helping them discuss the social and political impact of literature.

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Rhetoric and Composition


The graduate program in Rhetoric and Composition focuses on rhetorical and social practices and theories of composition, particularly emphasizing the relationships between texts, technologies, language, and literacies. 

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Editing, Writing, and Media

The undergraduate Editing, Writing, and Media track emphasizes the production, analysis, and interpretation of historic, contemporary, academic, and everyday texts. 

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