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Do you find inspiration in the written word? Then focus your aspirations on a life in letters.

Whether you dream of a literary, journalistic, or scholarly career, the Writing and Literature program is committed to realizing your potential as a confident writer and reader.

Creative Learning at BMCC

Our faculty of published writers and accomplished scholars will guide the way, sharing the joy of great literature and nurturing the gift of your own writer’s voice.

At the core of the program, both inside and outside the classroom, are the vast opportunities to explore the cultural assets of New York City, the literary capital of the world. Students also publish their work in student literary publications.
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After you complete the program

When you graduate, you will be well prepared to launch a writing-intensive career or to pursue further education with bachelor’s and advanced degrees.

Graduates of the Writing and Literature program parlay their love of language into successful careers creating, studying, and teaching the written word.
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Writing and Literature Program 2 Year Plan (2018-2019)

Writing and Literature Program 3 Year Plan (2018-2019)

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