Creative Writing

College of Arts & Sciences

Introduction to Creative Writing

CAS EN 202

An exploration of creative writing: fiction, poetry, and possibly creative non-fiction and/or playwriting. Students learn to read like writers (that is, with an eye towards how writers write) and write and revise their own original stories and poems. This class is run as a workshop, so students will share and critique each others' work. Does not give concentration credit. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

Summer 2 (July 1-August 8)

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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: $2800

Summer 2 (July 2-August 8)

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Writing of Poetry

CAS EN 304

An in-depth exploration of writing poetry. Students learn to read poems closely (that is, with an eye towards learning how a poem is made) and write and revise their own original poetry. This class is run as a workshop, so students will share and critique each others' poems. Note that for this summer offering, CAS EN 304 does NOT require a writing sample or permission of the instructor. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 1 (May 22-June 26)

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Writing of Fiction

CAS EN 305

An in-depth exploration of fiction writing. Students learn to read like writers (that is, with an eye towards how writers write) and write and revise their own original stories. This class is run as a workshop, so students will share and critique each others' work. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (July 2-August 8)

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