|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Authors studied may include: Eula Biss, Siddhartha Deb, Joan Didion, Jamaica Kincaid, George Saunders, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, Rebecca Solnit, Robert Sullivan, Gary Younge, and others.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Several short essays, one long essay, revision, short presentation and response paper, final portfolio of all written work, and meetings with visiting writers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Meetings with and readings by visiting writers will be an additional element of the course.
The application deadline is Friday, November 4th 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 and complete the online application. (2) 5 double-spaced pages of prose (preferably nonfiction). Please also submit a cover page that includes the following: a) your name, email address, year in school, major (if any), the number of this course, some of your favorite writers and any other influences, b) a short biographical statement (a paragraph) describing your creative writing background, including courses taken, 3) Please submit your materials electronically in a single attachment to Valda Ramdial at firstname.lastname@example.org 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-ENGL326.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): Cohen,Lisa Times: ...W... 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: CRT285; |
|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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