Creative Writing

Do you enjoy writing novels, stories, poems, memoirs? Or would you like to but don't know where to start? No matter what your skill-level and experience, La Crosse has a program to help you excel as a creative writer.

UW - La Crosse offers an 18-credit Creative Writing minor.  With a large selection of courses, creative writing students can model their education around the writing form of their choice or create a schedule of eclectic courses. 

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Professor Cashion


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Dr. Barillas


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Steam Ticket

Steam Ticket CoverSteam Ticket: A Third Coast Review is a national literary journal assembled by the students of English 320: Literary Journal Publication. The course is offered in the spring every year, and the magazine is published each April. Steam Ticket accepts work from anyone around the globe with pieces ranging from fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays, prose-poems, and artwork. Students of ENG 320 evaluate each submission, decide which ones to include in the final product, and are involved in the design of the publication.

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