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Special Opportunities

A Creative Writing major is part of a larger community based not only on Stony Brook’s main campus, where the undergraduate program is, but also in Southampton and Manhattan. Here are some links to special opportunities in the arts and other programs connected to our enterprise.

Minor in Creative Writing, based on main campus

Imagine Wednesdays , our main campus reading series culminating in a showcase of undergraduate work

Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize , a national contest for undergraduate writers

Minor in Filmmaking , based on main campus

TSR: The Southampton Review , our graduate program’s literary magazine

Writers Speak , our graduate program’s reading series, based in Southampton

Southampton Writers Conference , held every July in the Hamptons

Graduate courses in Manhattan and Southampton through our MFA in Creative Writing program

MFA in Film , based in Manhattan

Children’s Lit Fellows , a one-year, post-graduate, low-residency program

Audio Podcast Fellows , a one-year, post-graduate training program in Manhattan and Southampton

School of Journalism, with its newspaper, The Statesman


For more on the University, Stony Brook’s  Parents page has a good set of general, campus-wide links to information on admissions, AP and college credits, honors programs, campus safety and the like.