Creative Writing

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Creative Writing

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B.F.A. in Creative Writing

The Creative Writing Major hones students’ abilities to write and think imaginatively and critically. Students select workshops in creative nonfiction, drama, fiction, poetry and screenwriting. Students learn strategies for crafting original expression while courses in literary study further allow them to contextualize their art. Students are expected to attend and give public readings of creative works, assist with literary publications, read extensively in her/his chosen genre(s) and complete a senior portfolio of polished pieces.

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In addition to courses in creative writing, students are required to write a senior thesis, to take courses in literature, to complete a writing-related internship and to present their work in a solo reading during their final year.