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Students from all disciplines in Yale College enroll in the department’s creative writing courses. For students who wish to try their hand at learning basic elements of craft, the department recommends English 123, Introduction to Creative Writing. This course, combining the small workshop format with lectures and readings by distinguished writers, offers hands-on experience in fiction, poetry, and drama. It is open to all undergraduates, without prerequisite or application. Read more

A comprehensive list of readings at Yale can be found here.
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Tuesday, April 23, 4:00pm Please join us for Yale Student Poets Reading at the Beinecke Library. Featuring readings by: Magdalen Andrews Hoke, Nathan Brown, Margaret Grabar...
Anne Fadiman
An Evening of Creative Nonfiction: 13th Annual Reading by Anne Fadiman and her Students Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Three undergraduate writers will join...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019  5:00pm, Linsly-Chittenden 105 The Program for the Humanities in Medicine at Yale Medical School along with The Creative Writing Program & The...
Wednesday, March 27, 5:00pm-7:00pm, LC 317 Jennifer Egan is the author of A Visit From the Goon Squad, The Keep, Look at Me, The Invisible Circus, and the story collection...
Please join us for a reading and conversation with Briallen Hopper on her book Hard to Love: Essays and Confessions at the Yale Bookstore, 77 Broadway, New Haven on Saturday...
1/28/2019 5PM, LC (room TBA) Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, A Model World, Wonder Boys, Werewolves in...

Pictures from some of our recent events can be found here.