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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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News and Events

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...
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...
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...
10/11/18 | 5PM | LC 317   One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, Terrance Hayes is the author of six poetry collections, including American Sonnets for My Past...
11/8/18 | 5:30 PM | LC 317 ISM Schwebel Lecture Co-sponsored by the Departments of English and African American Studies Contact: https://ism.yale.edu/
Event time:  Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Location:  Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL)See map 121 Wall Street New Haven, CT 06511...

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