Welcome to the website of the undergraduate Creative Writing Program in the English Department at Goucher College!

The photographs to the right depict three of our illustrious alumnae/i authors: Darcey Steinke ’85, Eleanor Wilner ’59, John McManus ’99. Goucher’s Creative Writing Program has produced a rich array of authors, editors, performers, teachers, nonprofit managers, and civic leaders. Creative Writing students in the English Department must take courses in British and American Literature, textual analysis, and critical theory along with the following core creative writing courses:

WRT 107: Creative Screenwriting
WRT 108: Introduction to Creative Writing: Mixed Genres
WRT 120: Introduction to Fiction Writing
WRT 202: Short Story Writing
WRT 205: Introduction to Poetry Writing
WRT 217: Literature & Film: Screenplay Adaptation
WRT 226: Creative Non-Fiction (I)
WRT 305: Writing Workshop: Poetry
WRT 306: Writing Workshop: Fiction
WRT 414: Advanced Seminar: Creative Non-Fiction (II)
WRT 416: Advanced Writing Workshop: Fiction
WRT 420: Advanced Creative Writing: Visiting Writer

Goucher’s creative writing professors also offer courses in the Frontiers program.

Goucher’s Creative Writing Program is distinct from its Academic Writing Program and its MFA in Creative Nonfiction Program.

For more information, peruse our website or email us at kratz@goucher.edu.