The curriculum allows the student to develop writing skills, provides an introduction to the possibilities of contemporary literature and offers a perspective on the place of literature among the liberal arts. Criticism by practicing writers and talented peers encourages the student’s growth as both creator and reader of literature.

Reading/Writing assignments:
One manuscript every other week. Reading of other students’ submissions in advance of workshop in which they are to be discussed. Other assigned readings or exercises. 60 pages per week.

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Graduate Students.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Application required. Application deadline is April 17, 2015. Accepted students will be able to enroll in Tiger Hub between May 18 – 22.

Other information:
Individual conferences are scheduled at intervals during the semester. There are no exams. Students may begin the Creating Writing sequence with either CWR 203 or 204. Only freshman applications will be accepted in the fall.

Reserved Seats:
Freshmen only 3 per section.

Faculty

Sections

C01 - Joyce Carol Oates

Wednesdays, 2:30 - 4:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 619

C02 - Yelena Akhtiorskaya

Fridays, 1:30 - 3:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 619

C03 - Edmund White

Mondays, 1:30 - 3:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 606

C04 - Jeffrey Eugenides

Tuesdays, 7:30 - 9:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 602

C05 - Boris Fishman

Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 605

C06 - A.M. Homes

Tuesdays, 9:00 - 10:50 a.m.
New South Building, Rm. 602

C07 - Alexander Chee

Mondays, 2:30 - 4:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 602

C08 - Fiona Maazel

Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:50 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 602

C09 - Edmund White

Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 606

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