English 143A

Short Fiction

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
2 Spring 2016 Kleege, Georgina
TTh 2-3:30 301 Wheeler

Book List

Egan, J. ed.: The Best American Short Stories, 2014


This class will be conducted as a writing workshop.  We will discuss the stories in the assigned anthology and writing by students in the class.  Assignments will include three short writing exercises, two new short stories, and critiques of classmates' work. 

Only continuing UC Berkeley students are eligible to apply for this course.  To be considered for admission, please electronically submit 8-10 pages of your fiction (no poetry, drama, screenplays, or academic papers), by clicking on the link below; fill out the application you'll find there and attach the writing sample as a Word document or .rtf file.  The deadline for completing this application process is 4 P.M., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29.  (If you are submitting an excerpt from a longer story or novel, indicate this on the first page.)

Also be sure to read the paragraph concerning creative writing courses on page 1 of the instructions area of this Announcement of Classes for further information regarding enrollment in such courses. 


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