Hiram College

Show your voice

Writers are the voice of a culture. They show us who we are and what we want to be. Hiram College is one of the few colleges in Ohio that offers a major in Creative Writing. The Creative Writing major at Hiram allows students to explore their talent as writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, and screenplays through an emphasis on reading, craft and technique, genre study, workshops, and revision. The Creative Writing major combines extensive coursework in writing with literature classes. Students have ample opportunities to improve their own voice and technique while learning about careers in the writing field. The program focuses on literary writing and encourages writers to locate themselves within a literary tradition.


  • Writing about Food
  • Teaching and Supervising of Writing
  • Writing for Publication
  • Shakespeare in Performance
  • Literary Perspectives on Women
  • Screenwriting
  • Craft and Technique: Nonfiction

For full descriptions, see the Course Catalog.

More information about Hiram’s Creative Writing Major (pdf)