Advanced Fiction Workshop|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Writing Certificate, Sustainability and Environmental Justice|
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 Online|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Texts by Yay Gayasi, Jean Rhys, Yaa Gyasi, Neel Mukherjee, Caryl Phillips, Sally Rooney, and Louise Erdrich
|Examination and Assignments: |
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: |
Meetings with and readings by visiting writers will be an additional element of the course.
The application deadline is Monday, November 11th at 4:00 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.
This course contributes to the English major Theory and Literary Forms and Creative Writing concentrations.
|Instructor(s): Sawhney,Hirsh Times: .M.W... 11:10AM-12:30PM; 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.|
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