Advanced Fiction Workshop|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Writing Certificate|
This course in short fiction is for people who have already had an introduction to fictional technique and, preferably, an additional course in creative writing. Students will generate and engage in their own writing projects.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Texts by Yay Gayasi, Jean Rhys, Yaa Gyasi, Neel Mukherjee, Caryl Phillips, Sally Rooney, and Louise Erdrich
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two long stories and one revision
Two pieces of flash fiction
Various short writing assignments
Weekly typed critiques of student work
Oral presentation tion. Weekly typed critiques of student work. Craft Essay. Oral presentation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Student Option Grading Mode: If planning to pursue the Creative Writing path in English, students should choose the graded option for this class to fulfill requirements.
Meetings with and readings by visiting writers will be an additional element of the course.
The application deadline is the Monday after the start of preregistration at 5:00 PM.
Application Process: (1) Go to the Creative Writing page of the English Department website at: https://www.wesleyan.edu/english/Writing%20.html, click on the Google Form link and complete the online application. (2) At the bottom of the form please upload the following in one document: a) 2-5 double-spaced pages of fiction. b) a cover page that includes the following: your name, email address, year in school, major (if any); the number of this course; some of your favorite writers and any other influences; a short biographical statement (a paragraph) describing your creative writing background. c) list the creative writing course(s) you have taken previous to this one. Please use either Microsoft Word or rich text format for your attachment, with the file name: "Last Name-First Initial-Course Number" (e.g. Smith-J-ENGL342.docx). You will be notified electronically of the status of your application by the end of the Planning Period.
Contributes to fulfillment of ENGL major requirements:
Class of 22: Advanced Workshop CW concentration, Theory and Literary Forms concentration, elective.
Class of 23 and beyond: CW requirement, CW 300-level course, CW upper-level CW workshop, elective.
The English department highly recommends that students be enrolled in only one CW course in a semester. If you are admitted to more than one CW course, the department requests that you choose one and let the instructors know during Adjustment Period. By doing so you will be considerate of instructors and other students.
|Instructor(s): Sawhney,Hirsh Times: .M.W... 02:50PM-04:10PM; Location: CRT285; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 12
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 8||1st Ranked: 5||2nd Ranked: 1||3rd Ranked: 1||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 1|