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This minor will provide students the knowledge of four genres: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama. They will acquire skills in writing, revising, and critiquing their own work and the work of others.
The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Select elective courses may also be included. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the prerequisites of the required courses.
|Introduction to Creative Writing
|Required Course for Minor
|Select 3 additional courses from the list below
|Poetry Writing Workshop
|Topics in Creative Writing
|Fiction Writing Workshop
|Creative Nonfiction Writing
|Directed Creative Writing
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Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Creative Writing
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Creative Writing | College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Kent Quaney is an Assistant Professor of English and the coordinator of the Creative Writing program at AUM. His areas of expertise include fiction writing, postcolonial criticism, and the contemporary literature of East Asia and the South Pacific.
Dr. Quaney has published several short stories in journals such as Literally Stories, Polari, Riversedge, and Chelsea Station. His first novel, One Breath from Drowning, is forthcoming from the University of Wisconsin Press in 2022.