Richard Cecil

7284 2:30p-3:20p M (105 students) 3 cr.

7285 11:15a-12:05p WF (15 students)
7286 12:20p-1:10p WF (15 students)
12493 12:20p-1:10p WF (15 students)
7287 1:25p-2:15p WF (15 students)
11567 1:25p-2:15p WF (15 students)
7288 2:30p-3:20p WF (15 students)
7289 2:30p-3:20p WF (15 students)

This is a course designed to help students write their own poems and stories, as well as provide insight into the way that literature is created by individual writers working within or against a tradition. The class will meet as a large group on Mondays for lectures about the elements of poetry and fiction, in-class exercises, poetry and fiction readings, and tests. On Wednesdays and Fridays small group sections will meet to discuss the assigned material students have read and the original work students have written.

Required Texts:
Penguin Poetry: A Pocket Anthology, 5th edition, ed R.S. Gwynn
Penguin Fiction: A Pocket Anthology, 5th edition, ed R.S. Gwynn
Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling by Maura Stanton
Against Which by Ross Gay NOTE: This course does not satisfy the English composition requirement.