Course Description

Tap into your creativity through writing! Analyze short works of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Then, using lessons from published works, write an original work in each of the three genres.

Course Outline

Class 1: Fiction - analysis and discussion
Class 2: Fiction - generative writing workshop
Class 3: Creative Nonfiction - analysis and discussion
Class 4: Creative Nonfiction - generative writing workshop
Class 5: Poetry - analysis and discussion
Class 6: Poetry - generative writing workshop


This class is open to students at all levels, and no previous experience with creative writing is necessary.


Register early to secure your spot, using the SMU CAPE Student Portal. Please be aware that insufficient enrollment may cause course cancellation.

If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or contact smuthink@smu.edu.


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