ENGLISH 323 - Creative Writing: Fiction
Fall 2022, Section 003
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
CE
Consent:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ENGLISH 223; submission of portfolio and application required.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Description

English 323 is an intermediate level discussion course in the writing (and reading) of short fiction with an emphasis on revision. We will discuss both assigned texts and peer work, examining various technical elements throughout the semester.

All your great language, all your terrific characterization, all your meaningful symbolism--it's all in the service of story. And that story, generally speaking, is all in the service of the point of emotional resonance that your reader will take away from what you have communicated on the page. This is my basic workshop philosophy: emotional resonance is the bedrock on which we write. Workshopping, obviously, is the primary component of the class. We are all here to help one another become better writers. We will also discuss the technical lessons embedded in each assigned text.

Note: Students who are declared creative-writing minors or English sub-concentrators will receive alternative enrollment instructions in an email before registration begins. Creative-writing minors and English sub-concentrators are not required to submit a writing sample for review.

To enroll in this course, non-creative writing minors and sub-concentrators need to:

Step 1: Submit a writing sample to: englishcwsubmissions@umich.edu. Writing samples are generally between 5-15 pages of original relevant work (short stories, excerpts, poems). For priority consideration, writing samples should be submitted no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Students should receive notification of their acceptance (or not) no later than Monday, April 18, 2022. Students may continue to submit writing samples after the priority deadline until seats are full.

Step 2: Complete the course section preference form no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022.  Students are encouraged to consider second and third choice sections (where available) as potential back-up options. The back-up options should be times that will actually work with your schedule.

Schedule

ENGLISH 323 - Creative Writing: Fiction
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001 (SEM)
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M 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: To enroll in this course, students must: Step 1: Submit a writing sample to: englishcwsubmissions@umich.edu. Writing samples are generally between 5-15 pages of original relevant work (short stories, excerpts, poems). For priority consideration, writing samples should be submitted no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Students should receive notification of their acceptance (or not) no later than Monday, April 18, 2022. Students may continue to submit writing samples after the priority deadline until seats are full. Step 2: Complete the course section preference form (https://forms.gle/JNQEjzR7S3j2BdMd9) no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022.. Students are encouraged to consider second and third choice sections (where available) as potential back-up options. The back-up options should be times that will actually work with your schedule.
002 (SEM)
 In Person
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: To enroll in this course, students must: Step 1: Submit a writing sample to: englishcwsubmissions@umich.edu. Writing samples are generally between 5-15 pages of original relevant work (short stories, excerpts, poems). For priority consideration, writing samples should be submitted no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Students should receive notification of their acceptance (or not) no later than Monday, April 18, 2022. Students may continue to submit writing samples after the priority deadline until seats are full. Step 2: Complete the course section preference form (https://forms.gle/JNQEjzR7S3j2BdMd9) no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022.. Students are encouraged to consider second and third choice sections (where available) as potential back-up options. The back-up options should be times that will actually work with your schedule.
003 (SEM)
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: To enroll in this course, students must: Step 1: Submit a writing sample to: englishcwsubmissions@umich.edu. Writing samples are generally between 5-15 pages of original relevant work (short stories, excerpts, poems). For priority consideration, writing samples should be submitted no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Students should receive notification of their acceptance (or not) no later than Monday, April 18, 2022. Students may continue to submit writing samples after the priority deadline until seats are full. Step 2: Complete the course section preference form (https://forms.gle/JNQEjzR7S3j2BdMd9) no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022.. Students are encouraged to consider second and third choice sections (where available) as potential back-up options. The back-up options should be times that will actually work with your schedule.

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