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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

WRIT 1100 - Introduction to Creative Writing

Goals: To introduce students to the practice of creative writing at the introductory level in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Students will begin to develop their understanding of creative writing as an art form, the writing process, and their ability to read as writers.

Content: Each week practicing artists will discuss their own writing process in relationship to particular published works. Individual sections will meet to discuss the visiting writer’s work, to do writing exercises and share writing assignments designed to develop specific skills and techniques, and to workshop each other’s work. Each student will complete a creative writing portfolio combining poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

Taught: Spring term.

Prerequisite: ENG 1110 or its equivalent before or concurrent with “Introduction to Creative Writing.”

Credits: 4