W381 2049 JOHNSON
The Craft of Fiction

4:00p-5:15p TR (15) 3 cr.

PREREQUISITE: W103, W203, L204, OR PERMISSION OF THE INSTRUCTOR.

This course will focus on the craft of fiction through reading a variety of texts. Readings will include the works of A.J. Verdelle, Sandra Cisneros, Reginald McKnight, and J.D. Salinger, among others. In addition to discussing and leading discussions of the assigned works, students will participate by writing papers and creative writing exercises. The final project will be an original short story. It is required that students have already written fiction and taken creative writing courses beyond W103.