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Creative writing program iowa

creative writing program iowa The last course may be an elective in literature or writing. Students are encouraged to explore multiple genres, including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and playwriting.

The English and Creative Writing major enables students to experience the historical, traditional, and innovative aspects of literature in English and translation, and the relationship between critical reading and creative writing. The major provides the transferable skills important for a liberal arts major, including the ability to think deeply and creatively, read complex texts with comprehension, and develop writing and speaking skills at an advanced level.

The English and Creative Writing major introduces students to the wealth of resources associated with the University of Iowa and Iowa City writing communities. For over 75 years, the Department of English and the UI Writers’ Workshop have been leaders in the area of writing.


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