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Clark Atlanta University
Department of English
223 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W.
Haven-Warren Building, Room 100

Atlanta, GA 30314
Phone: (404) 880-8169

The Creative Writing minor is an eighteen credit minor.  Students have nine courses from which to choose among four different genres of writing: fiction, poetry, drama and creative nonfiction.  Creative Writing students may submit their creative works to CAU’s literary magazine, The CAU Review, as well as edit and solicit works for the magazine.  Students in the creative writing program also have the opportunity to organize and participate in the university’s annual Writers’ Conference. 

Creative Writing Courses:

English 340: Introduction to Fiction Writing 

English 341: Introduction to Poetry Writing

English 342: Introduction to Drama Writing 

English 343: Introduction to Creative Nonfiction: the personal essay 

English 412: Fiction Writing Workshop: advanced fiction writing

English 420: Poetry Writing Workshop: advanced poetry writing 

English 414: Drama Writing Workshop: advanced drama writing 

English 415: Creative Nonfiction Workshop: the personal essay 

English 416: Editing and Publishing: The CAU Review

For more information, contact Dr. Kelly DeLong at kdelong@cau.edu, 404-880-8171, 116 Haven-Warren.