Creative Writing at The Woods

When you study creative writing at The Woods, you’re studying the art and science of life itself. You’ll immerse yourself into great literary works to strengthen your skills and creative writing workshops to develop your own style. In our stimulating, supportive and creative atmosphere, you’ll find your niche through coursework such as:

Submitting work for publication is a requirement in many courses, setting you on a course to the professional life of creative writing. Working alongside inspiring peers and published professionals, you’ll learn that not only what you write, but how you write it, can make a genuine difference.

Blend your love of books and creative expression 

At SMWC, you’ll sharpen your writing and communication skills, as well as expand your creative writing ability beyond the boundaries of reality. By analyzing and writing novels, short stories, poems and plays, you’ll strengthen your creative writing craft by:

Are you ready to create a meaningful career out of your passion and talent? The Woods will help you find your voice and use it to captivate the world.

On Campus or Online Classes

Practical Experience As A Student

Do you write poetry or short stories? You can publish your creative writing work in SMWC’s literary magazine, Aurora. You can make your mark in College events such as:

Through our career development center, you can dig deeper into your field, network with experts and test drive different writing careers and creative writing jobs. Many of our students get hands-on professional experience in writing jobs:

You’ll also have the exciting opportunity to work in a groundbreaking virtual internship program. You’ll use cutting-edge technology to create a collaborative environment that embraces diverse ideas, uses innovative approaches and makes a positive impact in the community.

As a creative writing major at The Woods, you’ll have many opportunities for intellectual exploration, in-depth interactions with your professors and opportunities to develop your techniques.