Creative Writing, BFA
Anything is possible in the worlds that you create.
The BFA in Creative Writing is designed for students who have a inner passion for writing and want to take their skills to the next level. If writing is your one true love, then this is the place for you to flourish..
Through the course of the Creative Writing program, students learn to develop their own styles, to communicate original ideas clearly, and to present their understanding of themselves and the larger world through cogent, expressive writing in a variety of forms. They study established traditions as well as emerging content and methods. Students are encouraged to be curious, adaptive, and flexible to develop lifelong habits to generate good work and remain current in a changing market.
The capstone is the culmination of the BFA degree where students create a body of written work, drawing on readings, research, and experience with close faculty mentorship and critique with the class cohort. The result is a polished portfolio piece that serves as a springboard to the next step, be it the professional world or graduate school.
Become a Professional
Career opportunities for a Creative Writing degree:
*Median Salary of $61,240
*Based on National Average
Abbigail is a freelance writer currently living in New York City. Her work has been published in literary journals online and in print, including The Adirondack Review, Columbia Journal, Green Hills Literary Lantern, and The Missing Slate.
Shannon is a freelance writer and editor living in Los Angeles. Her work has been featured in such publications as the New York Times, Essence.com, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among others. She is also the author of Being Biracial: Where Our Secret Worlds Collide: Educators’ Guide.
Amy is currently a graduate assistant teaching two sections of Introduction to Creative Writing at Miami University and working on editing her thesis, a book of multi-modal poetry and prose that explores issues of state power, identity, and feminine experience.
SOU Creative Writing Program
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520
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