W103 1869 BOWMAN
Introductory Creative Writing

Lecture:
1869 1:25p-2:15p M (142) 3 cr.
Discussion sections:
1870 8:00a-8:50a WF (18)
1871 9:05a-9:55a WF (18)
1872 10:10a-11:00a WF (17)
1873 11:15a-12:05p WF (17)
1874 11:15a-12:05p WF (18)
1875 12:20p-1:10p WF (18)
1876 1:25p-2:15p WF (18)
1877 2:30p-3:20p WF (18)

In this course students will learn the craft and art of writing poetry and fiction by examining prosody and content in the work of poets and fiction writers, and by writing and weekly critiques of their own poems and stories. Students will meet for a lecture on Mondays that will address various aspects of writing poetry and fiction. On Wednesdays and Fridays students will meet in small groups to discuss poems and stories they have written.

Texts:
The Nature of Longing, Alyce Miller
Taking It Home, Anthony Ardizzone
Crossing, Manuel Martinez
Mystery Train, David Wojahn
Life Among the Trolls, Maura Stanton
In Search of the Great Dead, Richard Cecil
The Poet's Companion: A Guide, D. Laux
Blazing Pencils, Meredith S. Willis
Indiana Review, Volume 21, Number 2