Advanced Fiction Workshop|
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. Readings will be tailored somewhat to the interests of the class.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-Literature)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Students must provide copies of their own stories to their classmates at least a week in advance of the discussion of them. There will be a variety of texts by published authors of fiction as well.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Short exercises, three short stories including one revision, two short craft papers, weekly written critique of student work; portfolio of all written work at the end of the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Heavy workshop component; students will make copies of their own work and distribute them to the class at least a week in advance of its being discussed.
Students are also encouraged to attend 3 events per semester with visiting writers (these are scheduled on Wednesday afternoons and evenings; Q & A sessions at 4:15 and readings at 8:00 pm). To apply to this course, please submit 5 double-spaced pages of prose (preferably fiction). Please also submit a cover page in two sections: 1) your name, email address, year in school, major (if any), some of your favorite writers and any other influences; 2) a short biographical statement (a paragraph) describing your history with and interest in fiction writing, or other creative writing background. 3) If you are applying to more than one upper-level creative writing course, you must indicate your order of preference. The application deadline is Monday, November 5, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Please submit your materials electronically in a single attachment to email@example.com. Please use either Microsoft Word or rich-text-format for your attachment. You will be notified electronically if you have been admitted (or not) to the course. Late submissions will be accepted up to 4:00PM on January 24, 2013 should seats remain available. Students may not take this course and another creative writing workshop concurrently.
This course contributes to the English major Theory and Literary Forms and Creative Writing concentrations.
|Instructor(s): Unferth,Deb Olin Times: ..T.... 07:00PM-09:50PM; Location: CRT285; |
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Enrollment capacity: 12
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