ENGL 140
Introduction to Creative Writing: The Short Story Fall 2021
Division I

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This course introduces students to the art of fiction writing through the crafting of short stories. Students sharpen their tastes and inclinations by reading and responding to short stories from significant contributors to the form. The writing exercises and overall course trajectory are designed to build a writing community in order to facilitate a better understanding of students’ own writing processes. Individual conferences with the instructor are a central part of the course.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 19
Expected: 19
Class#: 1901
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: though students will be required to produce at least 30 mixed-genre pages, this is not a WS class, because of its emphasis on creative rather than critical writing
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: first- and second-year students who have not taken a creative writing course; students who received an AP 5 in Literature are eligible
Distributions: Division I
Attributes: ENGL Creative Writing Courses

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