Welcome to the Great Smokies Writing Program

Registration for the Spring 2023 semester is open.
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About Us

The Great Smokies Writing Program is a joint effort between the UNC Asheville departments of English, Creative Writing, and the Asheville Graduate Center. The program offers opportunities for writers of all levels to join a supportive learning community in which their skills and talents can be explored, practiced, and forged under the careful eye of professional writers.

The program is committed to providing the community with affordable university-level classes led by published writers and experienced teachers. Each course carries academic credit awarded through UNC Asheville.

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Contact Information
Email: Ldanzis@unca.edu
Phone: 828.251.6420