English 143A

Short Fiction


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
2 Spring 2009 Farber, Thomas
Farber, Thomas
T 3:30-6:30 305 Wheeler

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Description

A short fiction workshop open to students from any department. Students will write three short stories, generally 10-20 pages in length.  Each week, students will also turn in one-page written critiques of each of the three student stories being workshopped as well as a 2-page journal entry.  Probable semester total of written pages, including critiques: 75-80. Class attendence mandatory.

Students not admitted or late in applying can come to office hours the first week of class to speak with Professor Farber or email tfar@berkeley.edu.  (Any students admitted who have worked with Professor Farber before must contact him in November about bringing their first new story, with xeroxes, to the first class meeting.)

To be considered for admission to this class, please submit 10-15 photocopied pages of your fiction, along with an application form, to Professor Farber's mailbox in 322 Wheeler, BY 4:00 p.m., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, AT THE LATEST.

Be sure to read the paragraph concerning creative writing courses on page 2 of this Announcement of Classes for further information regarding enrollment in such courses!

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