For upper-level undergraduates and graduate students interested in advanced writing topics, the writing program offers a cluster of advanced writing courses topics include: an advanced course in argumentation, an advanced course in persuasion and the environment, and an advanced course in writing speeches.
Students at chicago pursue creative writing within the larger context of academic study while the purpose of the program is, above all, to give students a rigorous background in the fundamentals of creative work by providing them with the opportunity to study with established poets and prose writers, it differs from the professional, free-standing creative writing programs at other.
Courses originated by other departments that include creative writing components are cross listed by creative writing (crwr) required writing samples consent of instructor is typically required to enroll in creative writing courses, based on faculty review of student writing samples.
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.
Ranging from introductory to advanced, the writer’s studio offers one-day, four-week and eight-week open-to-all writing classes in downtown chicago's gleacher center many of our classes are workshop-based, focusing on the creation of new or revised work alongside discussion of student and published writing.