Creative Writing: On the Job is a series that challenges assumptions about the field and takes a deep dive into jobs related to the discipline of Creative Writing.
About the Creative Writing Certificate
College of DuPage is the first community college in Illinois to offer a creative writing certificate—a stackable credential for professionals looking to enhance their ability to tell a story for their employer. The certificate also serves writers seeking to perfect their craft for publication.
The program includes 5 classes: Introduction to Creative Writing, a genre writing course, a literature or theater course, an elective, and a capstone!
Writers choose from various academic tracks including Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Screenwriting, or general Creative Writing studies.
Creative Writing Videos
The mark of a good creative writer is somebody who tells a story and makes it believable.
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English Department Chairs
Jillian Grauman, Ph.D.
Chair of Composition
Chair of Literature, Creative Writing and Film