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Human Behaviors, Cultures, Languages, and Literatures

Creative Writing

Master of Fine Arts

Graduate Program

  • Oxford
  • Graduate Program
  • On Campus
Hand holding pens with notebooks on top of a table writing during a course about creative writing.

A small, intensive, and supportive literary climate

Small, intensive and supportive, merging a playful approach to contemporary experimentation with an ambitious exploration of literary traditions, Miami's workshop-based program draws students from across the country and beyond to classes in creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction, and hybrid writing.

Contact Info

Brian Roley

Professor and Director of Creative Writing

English Department

Bachelor Hall 356

Oxford, OH 45056

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Curriculum and Courses

  • ENG 631-Writing in the Genres, Prose
  • ENG 631-Writing in the Genres,Poetry
  • ENG 635-Reading for Creative Writers
  • ENG 607-Teaching Advanced Writing

Additional Opportunities

Competitive winter internships with Sun Yat-Sen University in China; student-run reading series and literary journal, OxMag. All students teach creative writing in their second year. All admitted students receive funding.

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Where Education Becomes Something Greater

Explore what it means to be a graduate student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere.

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