Writing Programs

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The Department of English offers or is connected with a number of writing programs for graduate and undergraduate students, including:

Creative Writing: offers a two-year MFA graduate degree, providing a working community for students in fiction or poetry, as well as undergraduate courses for students interested in a BA with writing emphasis.

Expository Writing: offers undergraduate composition courses focusing on writing for multiple academic disciplines and writing about literature.

Interdisciplinary Writing Program: offers expository writing courses (ENGL 197, ENGL 198, and ENGL 199) linked with lecture courses in various disciplines.

Puget Sound Writing Project: offers an Invitational Institute and an open Writing Institute for all K-12 teachers interested in writing and the teaching of writing. It also offers onsite workshops in partnership with schools and districts.

The UW offers 2013 summer writing camps for youth, most taught by PSWP-trained instructors . Contact www.summer-camp.uw.edu (see Short Courses) or call 206 543-2310.

Campus Writing Centers and Other Resources from the UW Libraries.

Other Writing Programs and Courses: a list of courses and programs in creative and expository writing offered through UW programs and through other organizations and institutions locally.

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