Graduates of the English and Creative Writing Department have gone on to various jobs and further graduate education. Our intensive programs prepare you for a career as a

  • Copywriter
  • Critic
  • Editor
  • Technical writer
  • Screenwriter
  • Novelist

  • Graphic novelist
  • Television writer
  • Social media marketer
  • Web content writer and editor
  • Digital storyteller

Where Are They Now!

Creative Writing Alumni

Jordan Rockower, '14 was a Broadcasting and Mass Communication major with a minor in Creative Writing who is now working in the film business in Los Angeles.  He is currently a part-time production assistant for Maker Studies.

Jordan Rockower-wax Spielberg Jordan Rockower-UCB improv

Noteworthy graduates include

Diana Abu-Jaber '80
Birds of Paradise

Christine Barberich '91
Editor in Chief
Refinery 29

Jon Chopan '03
Pulled from the River

Jeff Gardner '95
Game producer
Bethesda Softworks

Christian Langworthy '90
The Geography of War

Alice McDermott '75
Pulitzer Prize winning author

Andrew Miano '95
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

KaeLyn Rich '05
Genesee Valley Chapter Director
New York Civil Liberties Union