Fall 2008

HUMS 622
New Trends in Fiction and Nonfiction: Exercises for Writers

Greene,Anne F.

09/08/2008 - 12/12/2008
Monday 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM

Downey 100

This writing course considers traditional fiction and creative nonfiction as well as new elements such as graphics and mixed media forms. The expanding publishing world, including blogs, will also be discussed. Invited guests will include newly successful writers from the Wesleyan Writers Conference.

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.


ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

Consent of Instructor Required: No

Format: Seminar

Level: GLSP Credits: 3 Enrollment Limit: 18

Texts to purchase for this course:
Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

Best American Essays 2001

Best American Essays 2006

Michael Kimmelman, The Accidental Masterpiece

Roya Hakakian, Journey from the Land of No: a Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran

Maggie Nelson, Jane

Anne Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Michael Ondaatje, In the Skin of a Lion

WG Sebald, The Emigrants

O Henry Prize Stories 2008

Granta's Best of Young American Novelists

Paul LaFarge, Haussmann or The Distinction

Linh Dinh, Blood and Soap

Sarah Boxer, ed., Ultimate Blogs (Vintage)

Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis

Art Spiegelman, Maus

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