Connecticut Writing Programs


Connecticut writing programs include everything from community college and university degree tracks to independent classes for Connecticut writers at non-profit writing centers and more.

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The University of Connecticut English Department offers a degree track in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing for undergrads. UC also has a Journalism Department which the official site states is “the only nationally accredited program in New England.”

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-2000

Central Connecticut State University has an English Department which includes a major in Journalism which is under development at the time of this writing. There is also a Creative Writing minor and a journalism minor.

Department Office
303 Willard Hall
Phone: 860-832-2740
Fax: 860-832-2784

The Connecticut College English Department offers a concentration in Creative Writing.

Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

The Eastern Connecticut State University English Department features a Writing minor. There is also a Communication Department for those interested in writing for television and new media.

Eastern Connecticut State University
83 Windham Street
Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

The Fairfield University English Department offers a Creative Writing concentration for undergraduates. Fairfield also has a Communications Department and a low-residency MFA track in Creative Writing.

Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824
(203) 254-4000

Other Connecticut Writing Programs (descriptions coming soon):

Southern Connecticut State University Creative Writing concentration

Trinity College Creative Writing major

University of Connecticut Creative Writing concentration

University of Hartford Creative Writing concentration

Wesleyan University Creative Writing concentration

Yale University Creative Writing concentration

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