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Create the things you wish existed

Learn techniques designed to enhance, encourage and enrich your writing in one of our many creative writing courses. Beginner to advanced-level courses available ranging in topics including novel and non-fiction writing, poetry, character development, screenplay and playwriting, writing for children and young adults and memoir writing.
Enroll online or call Student Services at (858) 534-3400.
Questions about our classes or certificates? Contact our department at (858) 534-5760 or
ahl@ucsd.edu.

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Creative Writing

Professional Certificate

Learn core creative writing skills and develop your writing in the genre of your choice by focusing on electives in the areas of Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Stage & Screenwriting, Children’s Writing, Poetry, and/or The Business of Writing.

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May 18 - June 1

Write the Journey: Introduction to the Travel Narrative

This course is for all levels of writers and experiences of travelers, whether you desire to write toward publication or create keepsake memories to share with friends and family.

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