Course Offerings for Creative Writing
Recent Graduate Courses Offered
ENGL 5723 - Craft and Forms of Poetry
A course focused on the interaction of traditional formal elements with free verse form in contemporary poetry, through analysis, readings, and practice.
ENGL 5730 - Seminar in Fiction Writing
A workshop focused on writing fiction at the professional level.
ENGL 5740 - Seminar in Poetry Writing
A graduate poetry workshop with readings in contemporary poetry.
ENGL 5763 - Craft and Forms of Fiction: POV: Narrative Point of View in Fiction
A course focused on aspects of narrative point of view and psychic distance as they pertain to the craft of writing fiction.
ENGL 6130 - Studies in Fiction Writing
A craft-oriented workshop with outside readings.
ENGL 6140 - Studies in Poetry Writing
A poetry workshop with readings in contemporary poetry and essays about poetry by poets.
ENGL 6169 - Studies in Creative Nonfiction (Creative Criticism)
A roughly two-part course, students will study a mostly hidden, but recently emerging, trend of creative nonfiction -- writers' own writing on literature -- and make their own attempt at a "criticism" that remains personal, vibrant, passionate, and engaging. The pieces that result from these individual investigations will then become the basis for a workshop-style course.
Recent Undergraduate Courses Offered
ENGL 2513 - Introduction to Creative Writing
Instructors: Various. Literary composition with emphasis on technique and style through readings and writings in fiction and poetry.
ENGL 4630 - Advanced Fiction Writing
An exploration of the craft of the short story in a workshop setting featuring extensive reading.
ENGL 4640 - Advanced Poetry Writing
Workshops focusing on continued developmentof the required skills of poetry writing, in which student work receives intense scrutiny.