Michigan State University

Our creative writing students are actively involved in the practices of editing and publishing, as well as producing original content for a range of publications.

Red Cedar Review

MSU undergraduates manage Red Cedar Review, one of the longest running undergraduate-managed literary journals in the nation.  We publish exclusively the work of undergraduate writers and artists across the nation.  If you are an MSU student interested in working with the journal for an internship or extracurricular activity, please email the editors at redcedarreview@gmail.com.

Check out our complete digital archive in the library digital repository

Short Edition

Looking for a publication opportunity for work you’ve written in class? Consider submitting to Short Edition Story Dispenser. Find out more here.

Student Blog

Interns for the Creative Writing Program write for and maintain the student blog. If you are an MSU student and would like to submit a book review, an event write up, interview with visiting author or faculty, or have another idea for content, please email us at msucw@msu.edu.

Alumni Publications

Some of our students begin publishing their work during their time at MSU or shortly after graduation.  Check out their work!

“Cobbling” by Phillip Russell (BA 2015)
Connor Yeck, “Dials” (BA 2016)
Kien Lam, “Guerilla Theory

Recent alums Connor Yeck, Kien Lam, and Anna Goodson have work included in Best New Poets 2017.
Congratulations!

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