Creative Writing

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English - Creative Writing

Do you spend your free time outlining stories and character arcs? Do you find yourself scribbling ideas in the margins of notebooks? Have you dreamed of seeing your novel on shelves across the country? Of glimpsing your byline in international, renowned magazines? With a creative writing major or minor, you'll learn from talented faculty, workshop with your peers and gain a broad, well-rounded approach to the craft. Harness your creative energy and get started on penning your future bestseller today.

College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Department of English and philosophy

Average class size



Main campus

Clubs and Internships

Take your English education to the next level with the English Student Organization (ESO) to participate in fiction/poetry readings, writing workshops, book sales, mixers and more. Plus, get involved with "Notations," our own student-run literary magazine that publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and artwork by Murray State students.

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