Creative Writing

Creative Writing combines the best of traditional workshop and leading-edge pedagogy. Literary cross-training offers opportunities in a broad range of genres including fiction, poetry, screenplay, podcasting, video game writing and graphic novel.

 

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Faculty Members in Creative Writing

Name Research Interests
Belcourt, Billy-Ray Fiction; Nonfiction; Poetry
Hopkinson, Nalo Creative writing, n.e.c.; Humanities and the arts; Creative Writing: Speculative Ficton, Fantasy, Science Fiction, especially Other Voices
Leavitt, Sarah Autobiographical comics; Formal experimentation in comics; Comics pedagogy
Lee, Nancy Fiction; Creative Writing
Lyon, Annabel 50th Anniversary of Creative Writing, fiction, creative writing
Maillard, Keith Fiction, poetry
McGowan, Sharon Planning of film productions from concept to completion
Medved, Maureen Fiction, writing for screen
Ohlin, Alix Fiction; Screenwriting; Environmental writing
Pohl-Weary, Emily Fiction; Writing for Youth
Svendsen, Linda Fiction, television
Taylor, Timothy fiction and nonfiction
Vigna, John Novel and Short Story; Fiction, Creative Writing
 
 

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