How to Apply

The Fall 2021 application deadline will be in October.

The minor in Creative Writing is by application, capped at 20 students accepted per class year,  i.e. during the 2021–22 school year, 20 sophomores total can be admitted. During the fall or spring term, students who have taken (or are taking) at least one creative writing workshop or equivalent may apply for the Creative Writing minor. Exceptions can be made for junior transfer students with a strong background in creative writing.

Please submit the following via this Google Form by the posted deadline for fall or spring admission:

  • A brief statement of purpose (1–2 pages)
  • A short writing sample (up to 10 pages)
  • An unofficial transcript

If you have any questions, reach out to the Director of the Creative Writing Minor, Professor David Gewanter at his email,