Creative Writing Program
Lakeland’s experienced Writing faculty takes great pride in working one-on-one with all students. While the primary instructors are well-versed in all facets of the written word, Karl Elder is a national award-winning poet and has published 13 collections while Jodie Mortag’s creative work appears in numerous literary magazines, and she is an expert in fiction and nonfiction.
“We give our students a real taste of everything they need,” says Elder. “When our students leave this institution, they will be fundamentally sound.”
Lakeland's Cooperative Education program will provide Creative Writing students with 12-18 months of full-time work experience and academic credit for their work. A combination of scholarships and wages will help significantly reduce or eliminate post-graduation debt.