We all have stories to tell and we can share them in many ways: poems, plays, short stories, novels, and essays to name a few—and we can share them on the page, online, or from the stage. A degree in creative writing could be the first chapter in your publishing career or the foreword to earning your MFA. Wheaton offers a vibrant, collaborative setting for aspiring writers. The literary arts are alive here, with two annual play festivals and the student-run lit mag, Rushlight. Our Visiting Artist Program brings accomplished authors to campus for readings, workshops, and master classes.
Students who are interested in getting started with the major should enroll in one of the introductory workshops typically offered in the following rotation:
Be aware, course rotations can change. Make sure to check Banner for the most updated course availability.
For questions, please contact the Creative Writing Coordinator, Kent Shaw.