Creative Writing Courses

Fall 2016

In the Fall of 2016, the Creative Writing Center will offer workshops in both poetry and fiction.

Pre-registration is not allowed for workshop courses, and admission to the course may involve a writing sample. Please read and follow the admissions procedures for each course.

You can search the Five College online catalog for writing classes at other colleges.

Questions? Email Catherine Newman at

Kirun Kapur (Section 01)
Pre-enrollment not allowed. Admission instructions here.
Djola Branner (Section 01)
Enrollment limited to 15; not open to first-year students; if overenrolled, enrollment will be decided after the first class.
Abigail N. Jackson (Section 01)
Pre-enrollment not allowed. Admission instructions here.
Catherine A. Ciepiela (Section 01)
Requisite: two years of college-level study of the chosen language. 


Connie Congdon (Section 01)
Connie Congdon (Section 01)

Previously: Fall 2015

ENGL-221 Writing Poetry I

ENGL-226 Fiction Writing I

ENGL-388 Screenwriting

Chris Mason Johnson (Section 01)
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  Preference will be given to English and FAMS majors.  Admission with consent of the instructor.  Limited to 12 students.  Please complete the questionnaire to be considered for admission.