2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

GCRWT 7000 Creative Writing III

Creative Writing III inaugurates the students' second year, introduces them to a third faculty mentor's aesthetic approach, and signals a qualitative leap in sophistication. Third-Semester Cohort Seminars and Second-Year Genre Seminars reinforce the increasing subtlety of craft issues explored. Residency workshops and study plans also raise the aesthetic bar. During the third residency, students attend their first thesis-preparation meeting, to help them anticipate the quantitative and qualitative requirements of the MFA thesis.