Founded in 1920, University of Montana's Creative Writing Program is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the country.  Shaped by presences such as Leslie Fieldler, Patricia Goedicke, Richard Hugo, and William Kittredge, the program offers student writers instruction and mentorship by a committed and diverse group of faculty, visiting writers, alumni, and peers.

"A creative writing class may be one of the last places you can go where your life still matters"  -Richard Hugo