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Introducing the Creative Writing Major!

We are proud to announce that the English Department now offers U of T's only Major in Creative Writing!

Building on the Minor, the Major offers even more options for creative writing classes and field opportunities. From expanding on current course offerings to creating more ways to engage with the local literary community, the Major is an exciting way for students to hone their craft and pursue a career in creative writing. The Major involves a new introductory A-level creative writing class (ENGA03: Introduction to Creative Writing) as well as a focus on professionalization (e.g. ENGD95: Creative Writing as a Profession). With our two new creative writing professors, students can also expect a variety of new courses and genres to explore. 

Creative writing alumni have gone on to publish novels and chapbooks, work in television and media production, and much, much more. Join UTSC’s growing community of creative writers and learn how to make your own literary mark on the world! Please visit our Creative Writing page to explore the program streams, faculty, and writers-in-residence.

For more information about the Creative Writing Major, please contact Professor Daniel Tysdal (