Creative Writing Courses

Courses

All Creative Writing courses require an application. You may only apply to one course per semester.

The application period for Fall 2019 creative writing courses reopened August 1st with a deadline of Monday, September 9 at 2 p.m. Apply here

Literary Translation

CWR 205 / TRA 204 · Fall 2019

C01 - Paul Muldoon · Tuesdays, 1:30-4:20 PM

Instructors: Paul Muldoon

Practice in the translation of literary works from another language into English supplemented by the reading and analysis of standard works.

Along the Edge: Leonora Carrington

CWR 209 / ART 223 / COM 240 / GSS 277 · Fall 2019

C01 · Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:50 PM

Instructors: Jhumpa Lahiri

This interdisciplinary seminar will focus on Leonora Carrington. Students will be asked to respond to Carrington's oeuvre both critically and creatively, writing essays, responses, and imaginative texts inspired by a close reading of Carrington's idiosyncratic fiction and by studying her prints, drawings and paintings, which are part of the Princeton Art Museum's permanent collection.

Graphic Design: Typography

VIS 215 / CWR 215 · Fall 2019

U01 - David Reinfurt · Mondays, 1:30 - 4:20 PM and 7:30 - 9:40 PM

Instructors: David Reinfurt

This studio course introduces students to graphic design with a particular emphasis on typography. Students learn typographic history through lectures that highlight major shifts in print technologies and through their engagement in studio design projects.

Advanced Literary Translation

CWR 305 / TRA 305 / COM 355 · Fall 2019

C01 - Paul Muldoon · Tuesdays, 1:30 - 4:20 PM

Instructors: Paul Muldoon

Advanced practice in the translation of literary works from another language into English supplemented by the reading and analysis of standard works.

Advanced Screenwriting: Writing for Television

CWR 405 / VIS 405 · Fall 2019

C01 - Susanna Styron · Mondays, 1:30 - 4:20 PM

Instructors: Susanna Styron

This advanced screenwriting workshop will introduce students to the fundamental elements of developing and writing a TV series in the current "golden age of television."

Introduction to Screenwriting: Adaptation

CWR 448 / VIS 448 · Fall 2019

C01 · Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:50 PM

Instructors: Christina Lazaridi

This course will introduce students to screenwriting adaptation techniques, focusing primarily on the challenges of adapting “true stories” pulled from various non-fiction sources.