Writing Programs

The writing programs within CMS/W gives students the opportunity to learn the techniques, forms, and traditions of several kinds of writing, from basic expository prose to more advanced forms of non-fictional prose, fiction and poetry, science writing, scientific and technical communication and digital media. Faculty, lecturers, and instructors consist of novelists, essayists, poets, translators, biographers, historians, engineers and scientists.


CMS/W also houses key components of MIT’s broader writing-education mission: