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Creative Writing for Educators MA - Residencies

Upcoming Residency dates:

Residencies are held at our campus in Madison, NJ

June 19-21, 2015

During the three-day residencies students live on campus where they meet with instructors and participate in activities such as lectures, critical workshops, generative workshops, panel discussions, analysis seminars, and readings. There also are several hours of unscheduled time for writing and revision.

All students must begin the program by attending the residency that precedes their first semester course(s).

A schedule for a  typical Residency might look something like this:


9:00 –10:30    Registration and Orientation

10:30 - 12:00  Students meet with Reading Like a Writer instructors

12:00 - 1:00    Lunch

1:00 – 2:30     Generative Workshops (choice of: Fiction/Poetry/CNF/)

2:30 – 4:00     Panel: The Readerly vs. The Writerly – Meaning and How

4:00 – 5:30     Students meet with first Lit Course instructors

6:30 – 7:30     Dinner

Evening:         Directed Reading Discussion



Director - MA in Creative Writing & Literature
Tel: 973-443-8632

Literature, Language, Writing, and Philosophy Department
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave - M-MS3-01
Madison, NJ 07940

Fairleigh Dickinson University Mansion
Office Location
Third Floor
Hennessy Hall (Mansion)