Boston College

Massachusetts, United States

Residential program

The English Department offers a Creative Writing Concentration that allows certain students to intensify and focus their English majors by taking a series of practice-based writing courses along with their literature courses. The creative writing concentrator undertakes a twelve-course English major instead of the usual ten courses. Three of these courses must be writing workshops in any genre, selected with the help of the student's concentration advisor.

Contact Information

140 Commonwealth Avenue
English Department
Chestnut Hill
Massachusetts, United States
02467
Phone: (617) 552-3716
Email: suzanne.matson@bc.edu
http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/english/



DEGREE PROGRAMS

\nThe English Department offers a Creative Writing Concentration that allows certain students to intensify and focus their English majors by taking a series of practice-based writing courses along with their literature courses. The creative writing concentrator undertakes a twelve-course English major instead of the usual ten courses. Three of these courses must be writing workshops in any genre, selected with the help of the student's concentration advisor.


The English Department offers a Creative Writing Concentration that allows certain students to intensify and focus their English majors by taking a series of practice-based writing courses along with their literature courses. The creative writing concentrator undertakes a twelve-course English major instead of the usual ten courses. Three of these courses must be writing workshops in any genre, selected with the help of the student's concentration advisor.

Type of Program: Studio/Research
Unit of Measure: Hours




FACULTY

Suzanne Matson

Suzanne Matson is the author of three novels, most recently THE TREE-SITTER, and two books of poems.

suzannematson.com


Elizabeth Graver

Elizabeth Graver is the author of four novels, most recently THE END OF THE POINT, and collection of stories.

elizabethgraver.com


Suzanne Berne

Suzanne Berne is the author of four novels, most recently THE DOGS OF LITTLEFIELD, and a memoir/biography.

suzanneberne.net


Christopher Boucher

Chris Boucher is the author of HOW TO KEEP YOUR VOLKSWAGON ALIVE.

vwalive.com


Andrew Sofer

Andrew Sofer is the author of WAVE, a collection of poems.


Carlo Rotella

Carlo Rotella is a journalist, essayist, and columnist. He is the author of four works/collections of nonfiction, most recently, PLAYING IN TIME.


Paul Mariani

Paul Mariani is a biographer and poet. His most recent collection of poetry is EPITAPHS FOR THE JOURNEY.





COMMUNITY

Recent brief residencies by Gish Jen, Junot Diaz, Edwidge Danticat, and Zadie Smith. Recent readings and colloquia by Tracy K. Smith, Emma Donoghue, Tracy Kidder, George Packer, Anne Enright, Bill McKibben, James Wood, Alice McDermott, Franz Wright; Katherine Boo, Paul Muldoon, Susan Choi, Karen Russell, Teju Cole, and Michael Chabon.

Lowell Humanities Series (http://www.bc.edu/offices/lowellhs/)