Why Study English & Creative Writing at Oswego?

A World-Class Opportunity

You’ll work with great teachers. The faculty includes widely published scholars, award-winning creative writers, and four winners of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Contact our faculty.

You’ll get experience. Department courses stress the importance of critical reading, writing, and research to provide students with a background suitable for many kinds of careers. You can even study abroad.

You’ll be ready for your next step. With great faculty, advising, overseas and internship opportunities, you’ll be well prepared for your future. You might even follow in the footsteps of our accomplished alumni, like Alice McDermott, recipient of the National Book Award for Fiction in 1998. Or, you’ll be ready to blaze a new trail.