Why study Creative Writing at Dalhousie?

The written word—some say there's nothing more powerful.

No matter what other program you pursue, if you enjoy writing poetry, plays, fiction, or nonfiction, you can now take Creative Writing courses at Dal as part of a double major or combined honours degree. You'll be taught by published writers in workshops that encourage and expand your imaginative and original writing through practice, experimentation, discussion, and critical reading.

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Program details

Bachelor of Arts (BA)