Building on Sewanee's great literary tradition, the University offers a major in creative writing with a concentration in playwriting.  Playwriting classes are designed to address the individual needs of the writer, while introducing a variety of different styles and voices.

Playwriting Course of Study

The Creative Writing major at Sewanee allows playwrights to immerse themselves in the world of dramatic writing while also taking courses in both Theatre and English.   

What do you do with a degree in playwriting?

Dramatic writing teaches you skills that extend beyond the page and the stage.  


For more information email
Elyzabeth Wilder
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing