Advanced Fiction Workshop|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
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: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Dorothy Allison, BASTARD OUT OF NORTH CAROLINA
Jamaica Kincaid, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MY MOTHER
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.
|Examination and Assignments: |
3 stories/chapters or 2 stories/chapters and one revision; weekly typed critiques of student work, one final craft essay, shorter readings and written assignments through out.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Meetings with and readings by visiting writers will be an additional element of the course.
The application deadline is Monday, November 5th at 4:00 PM.
Application Process: (1) Go to the Creative Writing page of the English Department website at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/english/writing, 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.
Students may not take this course and another creative writing course concurrently. This course contributes to the English major Theory and Literary Forms and Creative Writing concentrations.
|Instructor(s): Martin,Douglas Arthur Times: ..T.... 07:10PM-10:00PM; Location: TBA|
|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.|