English 243A

: Fiction Writing Workshop


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2007 Chandra, Vikram
Chandra, Vikram
MW 10:30-12 301 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

King, Stephen & Heidi Pitlor, eds.: The Best American Short Stories, 2007; Nabokov, Vladimir : Lectures on Literature

Description

"A graduate-level fiction workshop. Students will write fiction, produce critiques of work submitted to the workshop, and participate in discussions about the theory and practice of writing. We�ll also read published fiction and essays about writing from various sources. Students will produce at least 40 pages of fiction over the course of the semester.



Undergraduates are welcome to apply. Please note that the class will assume prior experience with workshops, and familiarity with the basic elements of fiction and the critical vocabulary used by writers to analyze narrative. Class attendance is mandatory."

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