Alaska Writing Programs

Alaska Writing Programs

The Freelance-Zone list of Alaska writing programs includes college and university level degree programs, but we are also interested in Alaska writing centers and adult education programs that focus on writing. This list should not be considered exhuastive or comprehensive–the Freelance Zone list of writing programs by state is a work in progress.

If you don’t see your Alaska writing program listed here, please get in touch to let us know. Contact us: editor (at) freelance (dash) zone (dot) com and please be sure to include all relevant details about your Alaska-based writing program including costs, membership or registration details and when the program is offered.


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The University of Alaska Anchorage features a Department of Writing and Creative Arts. They offer a low-residency MFA program, a literary practicum and other programs. Contact them at:

Administration 270
3211 Providence Drive Anchorage, AK  99508

The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers a Journalism program including emphasis on news editorial, television and new media. Contact them at:

Journalism Department
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 756120
101 Bunnell Bldg.
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6120

Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage offers a Liberal Studies B.A. degree with an emphasis on writing. Contact them:

4101 University Drive Anchorage, AK  1.800.252.7528

49 Alaska Writing Center offers writing workshops, retreats and other events for writers across a variety of disciplines. From the official site, “…our mission is a firm commitment to instruction that encourages students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences to become more thoughtful, prolific, and proficient as they explore their passion for the written word.”

49 Writers, Inc.
49 Alaska Writing Center
PO Box 221086
Anchorage Alaska 99522

Alaska Writing Programs and centers

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