Long Beach City College offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 2 Associate's degrees.
To develop a practice as dynamic, innovative, and progressive as the college itself.
In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees.
University of California-Irvine offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs.
Our MFA degree culminates with a creative thesis in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, or literary translation.
The goal is for each student to head off with a manuscript that is well on its way to becoming a first book.Housed in our writing program is our own small press, Otis Books, which is staffed by students and guided by Faculty.Each year we publish four to six titles, at least one of which is a work in translation.Otis College of Art and Design offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. In 2015, 28 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 28 Master's degrees.California Institute of the Arts offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. In 2015, 28 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 28 Master's degrees.Unique to Otis are innovative Writing Colloquiums, reading seminars designed by Faculty in collaboration with graduate students.Students are invited to suggest topics of special interest to them, from technical issues (like point-of-view or unreliable narration, etc.) to particular authors they want to study in-depth (Gertrude Stein, James Baldwin, Octavia Butler, etc.) to currents in contemporary fiction and poetry (ethics in literature, political fiction, jazz and poetry, etc.).The Tutorial becomes what each student and Faculty member decide to make of it, which may include: directed reading related to the student’s current projects; manuscript preparation; practical counseling according to student needs (querying agents, finding the right publisher, entering chapbook contests, etc.).Perhaps most importantly, the Tutorial can become the place where a student figures out how he or she will exit Otis with the momentum and skills to sustain a meaningful writing life.In our MFA Writing program, you are free to write in any genre you choose, without declaring a concentration.Our team-taught multi-genre workshops bring poets, fiction writers, and essayists to the same seminar table to learn from one another and explore multiple modes of writing.