Creative Writing Program

Known for its rigorous and innovative approach, the Creative Writing program at CU Boulder English enables you to:

  • Learn from and interact with award-winning faculty members. See profiles below.
  • Study and practice creative writing across a variety of different genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry and playwriting.
  • Connect with a close, supportive community of fellow creative writers, eager to expand their experiences and learn from each other: undergraduate student groups and graduate student groups.
  • Make the most of and contribute to publishing opportunities.
  • Attend readings and colloquiums on campus and at local venues that explore ways to polish your skills, calendar of events.

Learn more about the English major with a creative writing track or a creative writing minor.
Learn more about our MFA program and graduate-level student group opportunities.
Check out university requirements for the bachelor’s/master’s degree programs and a minor in our creative writing program.

Literary readings stimulate ideas, discussion, emotion. Check out this promo video on “Code Switching & Recoding Language,” hosted by the Creative Writing Association, CU-Boulder English.