Are you interested developing your creativity, imagination, and writing and speaking skills? Do you want to go to graduate school in creative writing? If yes, a Widener creative writing major provides an ideal path for achieving your goals.
Why study creative writing at Widener University?
- Through exercises and prompts, students write original works of poetry, prose, and drama. Creative writing courses sharpen writing and critical thinking abilities, skills in demand in the workplace.
- Students work with a highly dedicated and talented faculty who provide individual attention in small creative writing classes capped at a maximum of 15 students.
- Students have the opportunity to interact with internationally recognized writers who visit campus as part of the program’s Distinguished Writers Series, and participate in on-campus literary readings throughout the year.
- Students can gain valuable experience editing Widener Ink, Widener’s literary magazine, and The Blue Route, Widener’s online journal of undergraduate writing.
Whether your plan after graduation is for employment or pursuit of a master of fine arts (MFA) in creative writing, Widener University’s undergraduate creative writing major has much to offer. Visit our campus, meet our professors and students, and see what our program can do for you.