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Scott Ward
Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Student Publications

The EC Review

The EC Review supports the artistic and cultural life of Eckerd College and furthers the long-standing tradition of publishing an annual literary magazine that displays excellence in fiction, poetry, and visual art. Most content accepted for publication is from Eckerd College faculty, students, and alumni. Exceptions are invited submissions by distinguished artists.

Click here to visit the Eckerd Review site.

The Current

Creative Writing students also write for the campus newspaper, The Current.


Artistic Achievement Scholarships are available to creative writers. Interested students should follow the Creative Writing Award Submission Guidelines Located on the Financial Aid Home Page under Scholarships and Artistic Achievement Awards and mail all pertinent materials prior to the application deadline.

Writers in Paradise

Writers in Paradise

Located on the beautiful waterfront campus of Eckerd College, this writers' conference features professional writers at the top of their form spending time with motivated and talented participants who seek an intimate, unhurried climate for learning . . . in paradise.