Creative Writing Concentration

The creative writing concentration is an opportunity for students with a demonstrated interest and aptitude for creative writing to develop their skills in fiction, poetry, drama, and/or creative nonfiction in the context of a formalized program.

Curriculum & Courses

Creative writing courses at Haverford are open to all students. Only a handful of English majors per year, however, are accepted into the creative writing concentration. Creative writing concentrators take two courses in creative writing (one of which can count toward the English major) and write a senior thesis composed of an original creative text (usually poetry, fiction or drama) and a rigorous critical introduction.

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