Find your voice as a writer by mastering creative writing techniques for different genres and learning the professional skills you'll need to succeed in the literary world. You can study creative writing on its own or pair your craft with other fields of study.
In programs with creative writing, you can:
- Analyze writing as a craft and develop your voice as a writer
- Explore different writing styles and traditions
- Conduct in-depth, project-based research
- Learn to create content that resonates with your audience
Writers at Evergreen don't have to focus on a single genre. Whether you write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, screenplays, or a combination of styles, expert faculty can show you how to take an idea and turn it into a finished piece. With an emphasis on literary theory and history alongside practical lessons in the craft, your creative writing education will be a well-rounded experience.
Capstone opportunities and independent learning contracts with faculty in this field are perfect for creating a manuscript or building a professional writing portfolio.
|Blakeslee, Steve||English, writing, literature|
|Coffey, Kristin||creative writing, historical fiction, ethnic american literature|
|Featherly, Lynarra||creative writing, philosophy, critical theory|
|Hendricks, Steven||book arts, literature, creative writing|
|Mellis, Miranda||fiction, nonfiction, and contemporary literature|
|Ocampo, Catalina||Spanish language, Latin American literature|
|Sandoz, Joli||academic and creative nonfiction writing, community studies, analog game design|
|Simons, Suzanne||poetry and literary arts, community studies/Middle East studies, journalism|
|Wolach, David||creative writing, poetics, aesthetics, media/performing arts|
|Yannone, Sandra||writing theory and practice, poetry, women's/LGBT studies|