Intermediate Fiction Workshop|
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.
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: (ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
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Students will provide copies of their own stories to their classmates. They will also read a variety of published short stories and other texts, including pieces on writing.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Some exercises if needed, three short stories, including one revision, 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.).
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; 2) a short biographical statement (a paragraph) describing your history with and interest in fiction writing, or other creative writing background; 3) if you are applying to more than one upper-level creative writing course, you must indicate your order of preference.
The application deadline is April 7, 2011 at 4 p.m. Please submit your materials electronically in a single attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use either Microsoft word or rich-text- format for your attachment. You will be notified electronically of the status of your application by the end of preregistration. (Students who have missed this deadline may submit materials to the instructor by Friday September 2, at 5 p.m., in case there are any last-minute openings.)
Students may not take this course and another creative writing workshop concurrently.
This course contributes to the Theory & Literary Forms and Creative Writing concentrations of the English major.
|Instructor(s): Unferth,Deb Olin Times: ...W... 01:10PM-04:00PM; 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.|