Intermediate Fiction Workshop|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This workshop is for students who already have a basic understanding of how to write literary fiction, either by having taken an introductory course (e.g., ENGL296 Techniques of Fiction) or by other means.
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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 will provide copies of their own stories to their classmates. They will also read a variety of published short stories and other texts.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Short exercises, two stories including one revision, extensive weekly critiques of other students' work, two short response papers; final portfolio.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Attendance at and participation in every class are required. Students must also make every effort to attend 3 events per semester with visiting writers (Q & A sessions at 4:15 on Wednesday afternoons; readings at 8:00 p.m.).
Application Process: (1) Go to the Creative Writing page of the English Department website at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/english/Writing%20.html and complete the online application. (2)Submit the following to Liz Tinker at email@example.com: 5 double-spaced pages of prose (preferably fiction) with a cover page in two sections: (a) your name, email address, year in school, major (if any), some of your favorite writers and any other influences; (b) a short biographical statement (a paragraph) describing your history with and interest in fiction writing, or other creative writing background. The application deadline is Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by 4:00 PM. Please submit your materials electronically in a single attachment with the subject heading "POI Application". 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-ENGL339.docx). You will be notified electronically of the status of your application during preregistration. Students who have missed this deadline may submit materials to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 28, 2017, at 5 p.m., in case there are any last-minute openings.
Students may NOT take this course and another English creative writing workshop concurrently.
This course contributes to the Theory & Literary Forms and Creative Writing concentrations of the English major.
|Instructor(s): Corcoran,Jonathan Times: .M..... 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: 116MTV108; |
|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: 4||1st Ranked: 1||2nd Ranked: 1||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 1||Unranked: 1|