The Graduate Writers’ Association (GWA) is a graduate student organization focused on building a strong writing community at UCF. Information on current GWA officers can be found here.
- monthly brunch at Stardust Video & Coffee in Winter Park, FL where students eat, write, and socialize
- Submission Soiree and Write-a-thon
- workshops with topics such as writing the short story, life after the MFA, and an introduction to Adobe InDesign
- Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference (SGA funding usually covers the cost of hotel rooms)
- an annual visiting authors reading: Jennifer Percy (2015), Matt Bell (2014)
- social events such as an annual welcome BBQ, game nights, an annual Book Exchange party before winter break, and Tuesday night dinners
- GWA officers host the MFA student reading series, PARCELS: MFAs in Progress
For more information on the GWA, please visit our Facebook group.