Introductory Fiction

The curriculum allows the student to develop writing skills, provides an introduction to the possibilities of contemporary literature and offers a perspective on the place of literature among the liberal arts. Criticism by practicing writers and talented peers encourages the student’s growth as both creator and reader of literature.

Prerequisites and Restrictions

No prerequisites. Open enrollment. If you would like to register for this course and the enrollment is currently full, please add your name to the waitlist for CWR 203.

If reserved seats remain or become available during Add/Drop, Creative Writing Program staff will reach out to students on the waitlist with enrollment assistance.

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Other Information

Three seats are reserved for first-year students, 3 seats for sophomores, 2 seats for juniors, 2 seats for seniors. Students may begin the creative writing sequence with either CWR 203 or 204.





C01 - Aleksandar Hemon

Wednesdays, 1:30-3:50 PM

C02 - Joyce Carol Oates

Tuesdays, 2:30-4:20 PM

C03 - Lynn Steger Strong

Tuesdays, 9:00-10:50 AM

C04 - Kirstin Valdez Quade

Wednesdays, 1:30-3:50 PM

C05 - Kirstin Valdez Quade

Mondays, 9:00-10:50 AM

C06 - Lynn Steger Strong

Tuesdays, 1:30-3:20 PM

C07 - Jack Livings

Thursdays, 1:30-3:20 PM

C08 - Jack Livings

Fridays, 10:00-11:50 AM