Creative Writing

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The Creative Writing Minor requires 18 credits, with most (preferably all) in creative writing workshops.

Departmental Honors Program


Course Catalog Listing

Study Abroad Opportunities

England: Harlaxton Manor (semester program), England: Harlaxton Manor (summer), South Africa, Costa Rica

Student Professional Organizations

Three student organizations are closely affiliated with the Department of English: English Club, Sigma Tau Delta and Writers Ink. Information about our RSOs is available at:

Professional Development Opportunities

The Vehicle is a biannual literary magazine produced by the students of Eastern Illinois University. Many students in the Creative Writing Minor submit their work for publication to The Vehicle.


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Faculty Listing

Department of Creative Writing, Coleman Hall 3135
Contact Name: Dr. Dana Ringuette
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