|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Writers studied likely to include Rebecca Brown, Renee Gladman, Édouard Levé, Mary McCarthy, Kathryn Schulz, W.G. Sebald, Zadie Smith, 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: |
Attendance at and participation in every class are required. Students must also make every effort to attend several 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 nonfiction) 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 nonfiction writing, or other creative writing background, including courses taken. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, April 8 at noon. 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-ENGL325.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 27, 2016, 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 the Creative Writing concentrations of the English major.
|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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