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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

English: Creative Writing


  • Oxford
  • Minor
  • On Campus

Exercise Creative Thought

The Creative Writing minor combines a joyfully intensive writing practice with critical thinking skills developed through the analysis and interpretation of literary texts. You’ll develop fluent communication skills, learn to interpret complex information, and enhance your creative flexibility and inventiveness.

Contact Info

Brian Ascalon Roley

Professor and Director of Creative Writing

Department of English

356 Bachelor Hall

Oxford, OH 45056


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There are no special eligibility requirements for this minor. The minor is open to all majors except English/Creative Writing.

Curriculum and Courses

Required Course

ENG 226 Introduction to Creative Writing: Short Fiction and Poetry

Writing Courses

Select two of the following:
ENG 320 Intermediate Creative Writing: Fiction
ENG 323 Intermediate Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction
ENG 330 Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry
ENG 420 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction Workshop
ENG 422 Advanced Creative Writing: Screenwriting Workshop
ENG 423 Advanced Creative Writing: Nonfiction Workshop
ENG 430 Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry Workshop
THE 418 Playwriting


Delaney Heisterkamp
  • Miami has a very cool creative writing program, which is very experimental and pushes your boundaries. I've really appreciated the general mindset of "you know the rules; here's how to break them!

    Delaney Heisterkamp '20
    Creative Writing and Professional Writing

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