ENGL 5340. The Writer's Life. 3 Hours.
Students examine the writer's life within and beyond the program, both inside and outside of academia. The course will function both as an introduction to graduate-level work in creative writing, editing, and publishing, and as an introduction to the various ways in which writers establish professional lives after the degree.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MFA in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing or Approval from Program Director.
M.A. in English/M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing (Dual Degree)
The MA in English/MFA in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing (Dual Degree) program gives students the opportunity to earn both the MA in English and the MFA in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing in a single 60-hour program. This program is intended for those students interested in advanced graduate work in both creative writing and academic literary studies.
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing
to assist students in their development as writers of fiction, poetry, and/or creative nonfiction; to provide practical, hands-on experience in the field of editing and publishing; to deepen a student’s critical engagement with language and literature, and to prepare students for careers as published authors, as well as teachers of creative writing in community colleges and universities, secondary schools, prisons, libraries, and community centers of various types.