The English Major with a Creative Writing Concentration:
Information for Majors

Premised on the belief that the study of literature and the practice of writing are mutually reinforcing, the English Major with a Creative Writing Concentration emphasizes the inter-relations among creative writing, digital media, criticism, and scholarship. As a concentration with a dual focus on literature and creative work, fully integrated within the English department, this degree offering combines literature courses, small writing workshops, and practical industry training to prepare students for advanced study or careers in writing, media, and publishing. In addition, students benefit from the resources provided by New York City— a worldwide center for literary publishing.


Degree Requirements and Declaring the Major

Access Degree Requirements. Once accepted to this degree offering, email Monalisa at to request a declaration of the English Major with a Creative Writing Concentration. 


Email Listserv

CW Concentrators can reach all other CW Concentrators by emailing Please do feel free to use this email address frequently. Post-graduation, CW Concentrators will be added to (which is comprised of alumni and CW faculty).


required events for majors

Take note of the below required events for English Majors with a Creative Writing Concentration. Please put these in your calendars and make sure to attend. Double-click on the images to access location and time of events.