Writers at Work: Exploring and Editing Fiction and Nonfiction
06/29/2009 - 07/31/2009
Monday & Wednesday 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
This writing course features a number of relatively playful writing exercises that help you generate new material, along with strategies for shaping, re-shaping, and editing your work.
Readings include samples from professional writers' work-in-progress, along with published pieces by Grace Paley, Richard Bausch, Amy Bloom, Adam Gopnick, Paul Yoon, Yi-Yun Li, Nicole Krauss, David Sedaris, Studs Terkel, George Orwell, Primo Levi, Annie Dillard and others.
Both new writers and experienced writers are welcome, and the course will be of interest to teachers.
Course tuition: $2022
This course is not open to auditors.
Anne Greene (B.A. Radcliffe College, M.A. Brandeis University) is adjunct professor of English, director of writing programs, and director of the Wesleyan Writers Conference. She was awarded the 2006 Binswanger prize for excellence in teaching. Click here for more information about Anne Greene.
Consent of Instructor Required: No
|Level: GLSP||Credits: 3||Enrollment Limit: 18|
Texts to purchase for this course:
Andre Aciman, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (Picador), Paperback
Tim Folger, THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE AND NATURE WRITING 2007 (Mariner Books), Paperback
Michael Kimmelman, THE ACCIDENTAL MASTERPIECE (Penguin), Paperback
Lorrie Moore, THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2004 (Mariner Books), Paperback
Marjane Satrapi, PERSEPOLIS: THE STORY OF A CHILDHOOD (Pantheon), Paperback
Art Spiegalman, MAUS 1: A SURVIVOR'S TALE: MY FATHER BLEEDS HISTORY (Pantheon), Paperback
READING MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE AT BROAD STREET BOOKS, 45 BROAD STREET, MIDDLETOWN, 860-685-7323 Order your books online
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