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English, Literature, and Creative Writing Department 

Mt. San Antonio College hosts a wide range of courses in English composition, literature, creative writing, including courses in developmental composition, college-level transferable composition and literature courses, and learning communities classes through the Honors, Bridge, and Pathways programs. These courses serve the needs of transfer students, students seeking AA degrees and specialized certificates, and members of the community at large.

The department provides a substantial undergraduate curriculum and faculty support in the creative writing and journalism programs. In each of our courses, faculty seek to promote critical and creative thinking, providing students with the skills necessary to thrive in their academic pursuits, in the workplace, and in their personal development.

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    English & Literature

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        The English program at Mt. San Antonio College hosts a wide range of courses in English composition, including courses in developmental composition and grammar, college-level transferable composition, and honors courses. These courses serve the needs of transfer students, students seeking AA degrees and specialized certificates, and members of the community at-large.

        The department, in particular, provides a substantial undergraduate curriculum and faculty support in the creative writing and journalism programs. In each of our courses, faculty seek to promote critical and creative thinking, providing students with the skills necessary to thrive in their academic pursuits, in the workplace, and in their personal development.

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    Creative Writing

      • About

        The English Department offers a comprehensive, two-year program in creative writing, which includes classes in poetry, fiction, memoir, journaling, and creative non-fiction. Participating members of the faculty within the program publish their own work across a wide variety of media.

        The program and the department also host the student Creative Writing Club, the literary journal Creepy Gnome, "Writers Day Contest & Festival,” and an annual writing conference, “Writers’ Weekend.”

        During each spring semester, the Creative Writing Program hosts its annual creative writing conference, “Writers Weekend.” Registrants work one-on-one with professional writers, poets, editors, publishers, and professors from the program. All levels of writers can participate in the weekend program.

        For more information about events, please contact Professor John Brantingham at jbrantingham@mtsac.edu.

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      • Writing Teachers Write

        The Mt. SAC English Department not only teaches thousands of students each semester, but many of the faculty publish work often. From poetry to flash fiction to critical essays, the English Department is home to some of Southern California's best writers. Please, take a look at some of the wonderful work being done by our faculty!

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Our Professors

  • Michelle Dougherty
    Department Co-Chair
  • Kimberly Quintana-Mullane
    Department Co-Chair
English, Literature, and Creative Writing Department

8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Building 26D-1471A
(909) 274-5424
Michelle Dougherty
Kimberly Quintana-Mullane
www.mtsac.edu/elj/