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Graduate Studies in Creative Writing

The University of Calgary does not offer a degree in Creative Writing. We offer an M.A. or Ph.D. in English with a Creative Writing option. For this reason, students considering a Creative Writing option at the M.A. or Ph.D. level are admitted to the program on the basis of their academic preparation and fulfill the same requirements, including course work, as other M.A. or Ph.D candidates in English. This means they will be taking literature courses as well as writing workshops.


M.A. with Creative Writing Thesis

Ph.D. with Creative Dissertation

Creative Writing Faculty

Creative Writing Research Group


2019-2020 Graduate Courses in Creative Writing

Fall 2019-2020

English 693 - Creative Writing (Poetry)
Instructor: Larissa Lai

 Winter 2020