Fall 2011

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

Greene,Anne F.

09/12/2011 - 12/09/2011
Monday 06:30 PM - 09:00 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.

Enrollment is limited to 18 students.

This course is not open to auditors.

The deadline to withdraw and receive a tuition refund for this course is Friday, September 16 at 5:00 pm. Please visit our website for a complete list of registration and withdrawal dates for this session.


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:
BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2010, ed Richard Russo (Houghton Mifflin) (selections)

Art Spiegelman, MAUS

Marjane Satrapi, PERSEPOLIS

Linh Dinh, BLOOD AND SOAP

Michael Ondaatje, IN THE SKIN OF A LION

BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 2008, ed. Adam Gopnick (Houghton Mifflin) (selections)

BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE WRITING 2010, ed., Jerome Groopman (selections)

Paolo Giordano, THE SOLITUDE OF PRIME NUMBERS

Tea Obreht, THE TIGER'S WIFE

Daniyal Mueenuddin, IN OTHER ROOMS, OTHER WONDERS

Dinaw Mengestu, THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT HEAVEN BEARS

Andre Aciman, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

Reading Materials are available at BROAD STREET BOOKS, 45 Broad Street, Middletown, 860-685-7323.

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