We don’t believe in any particular school of writing; we have no wish to foster or found one.
Criticism in the writing workshop here attempts to fulfill the design of a poem or a story on its own terms.
We are home to an undergraduate journal, The Composition Program introduces students to academic conversations at the university and continues the lifelong process of preparing students to engage the many reading and writing opportunities they face in their communities and in the world.
Graduate students may opt to take creative writing workshops (ordinarily, at least one workshop in fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction is offered each academic year) as well as submit their work to the numerous writing contests open to UConn graduate students.
The masters program in creative writing at the University of Denver focuses on craft as well as the business side of publishing, including working with agents and publishers and creating a personal brand.
The doctoral program resembles a pure mathematics or philosophy Ph D.
A fully funded three-year program in three genres: poetry, fiction and nonfiction, with active encouragement to work across genres.
Students have funding opportunities for research and travel via the departmental English Graduate Union, the Graduate and Professional Student Council, the Confluence Center, and the Institute of the Environment, among other organizations.
Through workshops, independent studies, and literature courses, the faculty work with students to challenge their understanding of themselves as writers and to deepen and critically reflect on the aesthetic, ethical, and political assumptions behind their writing.
OSU's writing program is unparalleled in its commitment to the success of its students, and the enthusiastic mutual support of both current students and alumni is legion.