Intermediate Fiction Workshop|
This is a short-story workshop for students who already have a basic understanding of how to write narrative fiction, either by having taken an introductory course (e.g., ENGL160) or by other means.
WRITING: Students will receive regular, detailed feedback on their written work from the professor and each other. Revision emphasized.
SPEAKING: There is a workshop component to the course, which means students will be respons
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
||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 steady diet of published short stories by a variety of authors as well.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Several short exercises, three short stories, one revision, and two short craft papers, amounting to between 8,000 and 10,000 words; portfolio of all written work at the end of the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
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, and 2) a short biographical statement (a paragraph) describing your history with and interest in fiction writing. There will be two deadlines for submission of materials, one during spring pre-registration and the other in August. Spring submissions (hard copies, not emails or faxes) are due by April 15, 2009 at 4 p.m. to Liz Tinker, Department of English, 294 High Street. If you are applying for the course in August, please submit your materials electronically in a single attachment to email@example.com no later than 5 pm on Friday, Aug. 28, 2009. 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. You may not take this course and another writing course concurrently, with the exception of a senior thesis tutorial.
|Instructor(s): Unferth,Deb Olin Times: .M..... 07:00PM-09:50PM; Location: CRT285; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 12
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|