Binghamton Center for Writers

The Binghamton Center for Writers is a State University of New York-organized Research Center associated with the Creative Writing Program at Binghamton University. While academic courses are handled through the English Department, the Binghamton Center for Writers cultivates an active community through literary programs and events including the Distinguished Writers Series, the Binghamton Poetry Project, Harpur Palate Literary Journal, the Binghamton Book Awards, the Common Ground student reading series, faculty and alumni readings, creative writing student awards, and other opportunities.


Binghamton Center for Writers
Department of English, General Literature and Rhetoric
Binghamton University – State University of New York
Library North, 1149
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000


CW program inquiries can be directed to María Isabel Álvarez, Lecturer and Associate Director of Creative Writing:

Undergraduate CW registration inquiries can be directed to Donna Berg, Undergraduate Administrative Assistant:

Graduate CW registration inquiries can be directed to Toni Roberts, Graduate Administrative Assistant:

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