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Creative Writing Micro-Credential


This micro-credential allows enrichment seekers not currently enrolled in Saint Leo’s Creative Writing MA to participate in the program’s annual week-long Summer Residency alongside graduate students with a focus on personal development. The residency is an immersive and community-oriented retreat with daily morning workshops, afternoon craft talks led by distinguished visiting writers, and opportunities to share writing-in-progress. Though participants will submit original creative writing in either Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, or Poetry, they will learn about all three genres, as well as the editing and publishing world of creative writing.

Skills Acquired

-Demonstrate various craft techniques in one’s given genre
-Actively participate in the workshop process of critique
-Engage in deep investigations of the professional writing life

About the Course

-Held in-person on University Campus
-All course materials provided online
-Morning workshops of small groups led by Creative Writing faculty
-Flexible afternoon schedule to attend craft talks and readings
-Participants are responsible for their own lodging and meals during the residency.

Who Should Take the Creative Writing Micro-Credential?

-Saint Leo Creative Writing MA alums, or alums of another Creative Writing MA/MFA program
-Saint Leo employees with a passion for creative writing
-Anyone else who holds a BA (in any subject) who loves to write and seeks a literary community

Location, Dates and Times

University Campus--In PersonMonday July 8th- Saturday July 13th9:00-5:00 PM each day


Steps to register:

1. Please click the enroll button below.
2. If you have a voucher code please type in code under voucher then scroll down and hit recalcualte, the price will be updated upon recalculation.
3. Select Checkout
4. Create a new account.
5. Upon creation of account an email will be sent with a link to the course for you to be able to log in and complete the course.



Price: $800.00