The Creative Writing School
The Creative Writing School, directed by Professor Ric Jahna, facilitates enrichment events for writers and readers, and schedules creative writing classes each semester.
Spring 2011 Classes
ENG-291-001 - Intro to Creative Writing - Professor Ric Jahna - MW, 12:15 - 1:30pm
ENG-292-001 - Intermediate Creative Writing - Professor Ric Jahna - MW, 12:15 - 1:30pm
More up-to-date information on available classes can be found at the Class Schedule, and the Course Catalog. You may register for classes on Web Advisor.
100 Word Short Story Competition is open to any currently registered AWC student as well as faculty and staff.
Deadline: Fall 2013
Prizes: 2 First Place prizes (one student, one faculty/staff) will win $50 and publication in Western Voice. 2nd place and honorable mention prizes also available.
Details: Entry must be original, unpublished fiction of 100 words or less, excluding title and author's name. Hard copies accepted at Humanities Office (LR-068) or digital copies accepted as word file.
Contact: Professor Ric Jahna, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Humanities office (LR-068).
Colorado Crossing is an edited journal of creative works by AWC English, Creative Writing and Fine Arts students, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, photography and painting. Contact Professor Ric Jahna for more information.
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The campus journalism project of AWC is Western Voice, which has been publishing in one form or another since the 1970's.
In addition to news, sports, blogs and videos, Western Voice features a section called "Western" Artists, which includes current work from both AWC Fine Arts and Creative Writing programs.
Students who are interested in contributing to Western Voice should contact their English faculty, or Western Voice advisor Dr. Michael Miller, 344-7795.