Creative Writing

College of Arts & Sciences

Introduction to Creative Writing

CAS EN 202

An introduction to writing in various genres: poetry, fiction, plays, and/or creative non-fiction. Students' work discussed in class. Designed mainly for beginners in creative writing, although all skill levels are welcome. Does not give concentration credit. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 23-June 30)

Summer 2 (July 5-August 11)


Writing Nonfiction: True Stories Well Told

CAS EN 301

Students write nonfiction pieces for critique and learn principles of narrative through readings. Focus is on writing about people, place, events, one's personal history, among other subjects. Individual conferences with the instructor. For writers of all experience levels. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 5-August 11)


Writing of Fiction

CAS EN 305

Students should submit a piece of short fiction for the instructor to review before classes begin. Stories or excerpts of 5-10 pages will suffice. The writing of short stories and perhaps longer fiction discussed in a workshop setting. Includes one-on-one meetings to discuss student work. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 24-June 30)


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