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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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October 1, 2018 5 PM, LC 317 Jay Wright  is the author of several collections of poetry including: Disorientations: Groundings (Flood Editions, 2013); Polynomials and Pollen...
Event time:  Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Location:  Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC ), 211   See map 63 High Street New Haven, CT 06511 Event description:  This...
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The Yale Review is one of America’s oldest and most distinguished magazines of writing, the arts, and ideas. Yale University now seeks to appoint an editor for /The...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 6:00pm, LC317 Saudi Novelist Dr. Mohammed Hasan Alwan will be speaking about his new novel, “A Small Death,” the fictionalized story of the...
October 16 5 PM LC 317   PRESENTED BY YALE CREATIVE WRITING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH   CO-SPONOSORED BY THE YALE COLLECTION OF AMERICAN LITERATURE AT THE BEINECKE RARE...
Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 8:00 pm, Branford Common Room (74 High St.) Buzz Bissinger is the author of Friday Night Lights, which has been called the best football book of...

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