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Creative Writing


Creative Writing:

  • Any writing that moves its reader beyond the purely practical

  • An activity that requires imagination and discipline

  • A craft that expresses truths and ideas about human experience

5 Core Courses Designed to:

  • Develop and broaden style and voice
  • Practice multiple genres, including fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry
  • Emphasize workshop approach, including feedback and revision skills


All three Creative Writing faculty are published writers and members of professional organizations, including the Association of Writing Programs and the Modern Language Association

3 Unique Writing Opportunities:

  • Vortex, Blackburn’s annual literary magazine, is entirely student produced
  • The Write Space provides writing majors a quiet writing space
  • Our student writing club, NAME THEY COME UP WITH, meets WHEN? WHERE? HOW OFTEN?

3 Talent Scholarships:

Students Doing Homework
  • Creative, Critical, and Production
  • 4 annual Creative Writing prizes

5 Hot Job Outlooks:

  • Author
  • Book Citric
  • Educational Program Specialist
  • Literary Agent
  • Manuscript Reader

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