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Spring 2016-2017
* GSS 369 / ENG 334 (LA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Writing the Body. Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction

Anne McClintock

The goal of this course is to help you find your unique, creative voice by writing the body. We devote each class to two things: work-shopping your stories or essays in an intimate, collaborate environment; and engaging some of the most exciting published writers of our time.

Sample reading list:
Ta Nehisi Coates, Between The World And Me
Diane Ackerman, The Moon By Whalelight
Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain
Marya Hornbacher, Wasted
Tom Bissell, War Wounds
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, Americanah
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
You will write 4 pieces of fiction or creative non-fiction, each piece about 5 pp. Your final piece of writing will be a revised, edited version of an earlier piece. Each week you will read and work-shop each others' writing in an intimate, collaborative and respectful environment. In the process, you will learn how to give constructive, critical and creative feedback.

Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 25%
Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Papers - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
43182 S01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm T Th   McCosh Hall   40   Enrolled:11 Limit:14