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Undoing BIPOC Erasure in the Academy: A Conversation About Race and Anti-Racism - an Anti-Racism Panel hosted by the MWP
Dealine extended until March 15, 2021!
2021 Creative Writing Contest!
Submissions now open!
The Write in!
Write with us this March!  All creative writers are welcome!
Join us for the 2nd UCMWP Un-Conference: Tuesday, Feb. 9

We Care About Writing

The Merritt Writing Program offers an array of courses in which students explore the art of critical thinking, craft their written expression, and address a variety of issues and audiences. Our students learn to use language actively, inventively, and responsibly by exchanging their work at all stages of their writing process while building cumulative portfolios. Our interdisciplinary approach to writing offers students the opportunity to reflect broadly on their college education as well as to consider a range of pre-professional and academic opportunities.  Learn more...



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Featured News

December 1, 2020
The MWP has exciting news to share for the months of October & November!
September 30, 2020
MWP's Loretta Kennedy and her neighbor, Tammy Jackson, organized a major volunteer animal rescue operation in response to the Creek Fire. Their barrel racing crew hauled hundreds of animals to safety...
September 29, 2020

Congratulations to…  Susan Bohrer, Anne Zanzucchi, Jane Wilson, Amy Fenstermaker, Matthew Snyder, Catherine Koehler, and Heather Devrick's whose roundtable "Composition...