Creative Writing Courses

Creative Writing Major Program

A new Creative Writing student must take (a) a Workshop and (b) Elements of Poetry and Fiction in his/her first year.

After the first year, majors must take workshop and one other writing course.  In their junior and senior year, majors are encouraged (not required) to take three creative writing courses. Majors are also required to attend individual tutorials with their writing instructors on a weekly basis, and they are expected to participate fully in all program activities, including guest writers’ workshops and readings.

Annual online literary journal The Interlochen Review.

Elements of Fiction

Elements of Poetry

Experiments in Poetry: Laws and Wildness

Hybrid Genres

Introduction to Screenwriting

Advanced Screenwriting

Literary Publications

The Writing of Nonfiction

Writing Workshop

Writing the Fantastic

Writing the Novel