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Enhance your ACC studies, improve your writing, showcase your creativity, and add to your resume by getting involved in the ACC Writers Studio.
Expand your creative writing and get involved at ACC through the Writers Studio. Established in 2004, this literary community is open to writers of all ages and skill levels at ACC and in the local community. Experience the writing life and advance your own writing through classes, workshops, literary contests, festivals, author readings, and open mics. Sign up for our email and follow us on tumblr to stay informed about upcoming events and classes. ACC also offers an Associate of General Studies degree with a creative writing emphasis.
Writers Studio Scholarship
Writers Studio is committed to helping its writing students flourish. Each year, Writers Studio awards at least one scholarship to our creative writing students. Each $500 scholarship will cover the cost of in-state tuition and books for a creative writing course at ACC.
- Scholarship requirements:
- Enrollment must meet at least half-time status which is equal to 6 credit hours per semester
- Completion of Creative Writing I (ENG 221) or currently taking ENG 221 and passing
- GPA of 3.0 or above at ACC
- Submission of a 500 word essay describing your background in writing and how this scholarship will assist you with your personal or professional goals
- Submission of a portfolio with a minimum of five pages of creative work which may include: selection of prose from fiction, nonfiction, screenplay or play, or poetry
- Due date is December 15, 2019 at 11:59
Scholarship winners will be selected by the Writers Studio Committee. For more information, please contact Andrea Mason (andrea [dot] mason [at] arapahoe [dot] edu) or Jamey Trotter (jamey [dot] trotter [at] arapahoe [dot] edu).
The Writers Studio Literary Contest is open to ACC students and employees as well as Colorado residents. Submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry are accepted from October 1 through January 1. Winners are published in the Progenitor Art & Literary Journal.
Progenitor Art & Literary Journal
Creative Writing Club
As a member of the Creative Writing Club you’ll be part of a community of passionate and dedicated writers. The club hosts creative writing workshops and presentations, including author readings.