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CREATIVE WRITING

Creative Writing Courses

ENGL 285 - Introduction to Creative Writing
An introductory course; the techniques and practice of imaginative writing in its varied forms, primarily literary poetry and fiction. Prerequisites: ENGL 101, 102.


ENGL 301 - Fiction Writing
Primary emphasis on student writing of literary fiction. Students study form and technique by reading published works and apply those studies to the fiction they write. Course may be repeated once for a total of 6 hours credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 285 with a B or better


ENGL 303 - Poetry Writing
Primary emphasis on student writing of literary poetry. Students study form and technique by reading published works and apply those studies to the poetry they write. Course may be repeated once for a total of 6 hours credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 285 with a grade of B or better.


ENGL 305 - Creative Nonfiction Writing
Primary emphasis is on student writing of imaginative nonfiction. Students study form and technique by reading published classical and contemporary works and applying those studies to the essay, the travel essay, the essay of place and nature writing. Course may be repeated once for a total of 6 hours credit. Course limit: 15. Prerequisite: ENGL 285 with a grade of B or better.


ENGL 401 - Fiction Workshop
Advanced course. Manuscripts are critiqued to develop skill in writing, rewriting, and polishing literary fiction. Repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 301.


ENGL 403 - Poetry Workshop
Advanced course. Manuscripts are critiqued to develop skill in writing, rewriting and polishing literary poetry. Repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 303.


ENGL 517-518 - Playwriting I and II
General education further study course. Cross-listed as THEA 516 and 517. The writing of scripts for performance. Emphasizes both verbal and visual aspects of playwriting. If possible, the scripts are performed. Not repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: instructor’s consent


ENGL 585 - Writer’s Tutorial: Prose Fiction
Tutorial work in creative writing in literary fiction with visiting writer. Repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: consent of creative writing director.


ENGL 586 - Writer’s Tutorial: Poetry
Tutorial work in creative writing in literary poetry with visiting writer. Repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: consent of creative writing director.


ENGL 801 - Creative Writing: Fiction

ENGL 803 - Creative Writing: Nonfiction

ENGL 805 - Creative Writing: Fiction

ENGL 880 - Writers’ Tutorial: Fiction

ENGL 881 - Writer’s Tutorial: Poetry