Creative Writing Minor
Overview of the Creative Writing Program
The Creative Writing minor offers students the opportunity to develop their skills in writing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, playwriting, and screenwriting. Creative writing courses are conducted in a workshop setting where students receive feedback from one another and the professor on their creative writing. Students complete writing exercises, read and respond to texts, and engage in considerations of craft and theory. The courses are often linked to the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series
, which brings visiting poets, fiction writers, and writers of creative nonfiction to campus for literary readings and class visits.
Creative writing courses are open to students minoring in Creative Writing as well as to students not minoring in Creative Writing. Students who declare a Creative Writing Minor receive first preference in enrolling in creative writing courses in the English Department during pre-registration periods.
Also see Student Opportunities, Requirements, Applying to MFA Programs, Resources and Faculty.
For more information about the Creative Writing Minor, contact the Director of Creative Writing, Amy Catanzano.