Fall 2017 Undergraduate English Courses

351:405 Advanced Creative Writing Workshop Multi-Genre

Fall 2017

Creative Writing: Advanced Multi-Genre Workshop


Prerequisite: One 300-level course in creative writing or permission of instructor

Course Section Instructor Day Period Location Index Campus
405 01 Heller M, W 6 MU002 14107 CAC


In this class, there will be a strong focus on generating new work across genres: poetry, fiction, playwriting, screenwriting, creative non-fiction, hybrid.  Using many in-class creative prompts from all artistic fields, we will write in each class, and share new work.  We will read essays about creative thought and process, craft, and revision.  We will develop and improve our skills in multi-genre close reading and listening to peers, and find a shared language to communicate feedback that is observation-based, productive, and supportive.  This is a creative boot-camp -- a laboratory for working writers.