Creative Writing at Ohlone


Creative Writing classes at Ohlone College provide students the opportunity to experiment with creative principles in general, and with the writing of fiction and poetry in particular, and a critical analysis of the student's work.

Sketch of man and woman's faces.

Night Out

She said: "Never again."
He said: "Always."
She said: "You're not listening."
He said: "It's a practical matter."
She said: "Of course you're right."
He said: "Of course you're right."
She said: "You're just saying that."
He said: "My pants are on fire."
And so, they left.


Creative Writing Courses

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

Skip list of courses.

  • ENGL-111A Beginning Creative Writing
  • ENGL-111B Intermediate Creative Writing
  • ENGL-127 Autobiography: Writing Journals and Memoirs
  • ENGL-131 Hip Hop/Slam Poetry

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Related Information at Ohlone


Language, Communication, and Academic Success Division.