As one of the most popular departments at CCNY, the Department of English presents a plethora of course options and a complete range of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Depending on your interests and tastes, your literature class may feature Chaucer or Cheever, Hawthorne or Hemingway, Thomas Mann or Toni Morrison. The Department's distinguished creative writing program includes courses in fiction, poetry and drama. Beginners with a desire to write are most welcome as are more experienced writers seeking to perfect their skills. The Department’s faculty of more than 100 full and part-time faculty includes many with well received works of their own and several with global renown.