Students at the university of chicago pursue creative writing within the larger major in creative writing students who graduate with the bachelor of arts in. Uic offers a phd in english with creative dissertation and also an ma in english with creative manuscript the ma is considered preparation to enter an phd program, either in literature or creative writing or a degree to prepare a writer to enter jobs in publishing, public relations, high school or community college teaching, grant writing, corporate.
The writer’s studio at university of chicago is a creative home to writers of all genres and ambitions we feature open-enrollment, noncredit writing classes in chicago designed to inspire and challenge, and offer manuscript consultations and free community events. The committee on creative writing offers workshops in poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and such specialties as the graphic novel, science writing, writing argument.
The faculty of the creative writing program represent a diverse range of writing and teaching styles and interests and are actively working in various genres.