English | Introductory Creative Writing
W103 | 1794 | Bowman


Lecture:
1:25p-2:15p M (142) 3 cr.

Discussion sections:
1795 8:00a-8:50a WF (18)
1796 9:05a-9:55a WF (18)
1797 10:10a-11:00a WF (17)
1798 11:15a-12:05p WF (17)
1799 11:15a-12:05p WF (18)
1800 12:20p-1:10p WF (18)
1801 1:25p-2:15p WF (18)
1802 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.

Required Books:
Joshua Blum, Bob Holman, Mark Pellington, THE UNITED
STATES OF POETRY
Jamaica Kincaid, AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RIVER
Angela Carter, BURNING BOATS