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Creative Writing (CRWR) Honors in English

Creative Writing (CRWR) Honors in English

Creative Writing (CRWR) Honors in English, administered through the CRWR program and in consultation with affiliated faculty, allows outstanding students to undertake an intensive, year-long project in the study of creative writing under the supervision of a faculty advisor.  CRWR Honors involves five phases of work, which begin in the fall of your junior year:

Application to the Honors Program

Due December 1 of junior year, the online application consists of a short form asking you to provide a project description, an artist statement, and a copy of your transcript.  The applications will be read by the English Department’s CRWR Honors Committee.  We will also solicit a few words of feedback from departmental faculty about your work in their classes.

Application for Junior CRWR Honors Program

Also send a PDF of your transcript (the student view is acceptable), via email to the CRWR Honors Director, Brian Castleberry, at [], with the subject line “CRWR Honors Application Transcript.”

Applicants should have taken three CRWR classes, or an introductory class and two advanced classes, or the equivalent of nine credit hours.  At least one of the advanced CRWR classes must be in the genre of the proposed thesis.

Projects that are approved will be eligible to apply for Charles Center funding for summer research early in the spring term. The submission of a more extended proposal will be due to the CRWR Honors Program on April 1.

Applications for Charles Center Honors Fellowships can be found here.