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Fall 2015-2016
CWR 201 (LA)   P/D/F Only

Creative Writing (Poetry)

Michael C. Dickman
James Richardson
Tracy K. Smith
Susan Wheeler
Monica Y. Youn

ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.

Practice in the original composition of poetry supplemented by the reading and analysis of standard works. Criticism by practicing writers and talented peers encourages the student's growth as both creator and reader of literature. This class is open to beginning and intermediate students by application.


Reading/Writing assignments:
(1) One manuscript per week. (2) Reading of other students' submissions in advance of workshop in which they are to be discussed. (3) Other assigned readings or exercises. 40 pages of reading per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 70%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Graduate Students.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Students must apply by submitting a writing sample of 3-4 pages of poetry. No prerequisites. Application deadline is April 17, 2015. Accepted students will be able to enroll in TigerHub May 18th to 22nd..

Other information:
Individual conferences are scheduled at intervals during the semester. There are no exams. Students may begin the Creative Writing Sequence with either CWR 201 or 202. Further information is available on the Creative Writing webpage. Other 70%: Workshop Writing Assignments

Reserved Seats:
Freshmen Only 3 (C04)
Freshmen Only 3 (C07)
Freshmen Only 3 (C08)

Website:  http://arts.princeton.edu/academics/creative-writing

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21563 C01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   New South Building   619   Enrolled:2 Limit:10
21561 C02 9:00 am - 10:50 am W   New South Building   619   Enrolled:10 Limit:10 Closed
21562 C03 9:00 am - 10:50 am Th   New South Building   619   Enrolled:7 Limit:10
21564 C04 1:30 pm - 3:50 pm T   New South Building   602   Enrolled:8 Limit:10
21565 C05 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   New South Building   609   Enrolled:8 Limit:10
21566 C06 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   New South Building   609   Enrolled:7 Limit:10
21567 C07 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   New South Building   605   Enrolled:10 Limit:10 Closed
21568 C08 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   New South Building   605   Enrolled:8 Limit:10