ENGL& 236 : Creative Writing I

Beginning writing in fiction and poetry, other modes by request. Workshop approach, with discussion of work by class members and instructor. Reading of contemporary fiction, poetry, and theory. (E)


ENGL& 101 or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes

  1. Compose beginning works in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, drama, and/or other genres.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to participate in workshops by giving and received substantive feedback.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to revise works in response to workshop feedback and personal choice.
  4. Construct a portfolio of 10-25 pages of polished work.
  5. Analyze creative work by professional writers.
  6. Demonstrate good listening skills and tolerate different viewpoints.