Advanced Creative Writing (Fiction)

Advanced practice in the original composition of fiction for discussion in regularly scheduled workshop meetings. The curriculum allows the student to develop writing skills, provides an introduction to the possibilities of contemporary literature and offers 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.

Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
(1) One manuscript every other week.

(2) Reading of other student’s submissions in advance of the workshop in which they are to be discussed.

(3) Other assigned readings or exercises. 75 pages of reading per week.




Wednesday, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
New South Building, Room 602


Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:20 pm
New South Building, Room 619


Thursday, 1:30 pm - 3:20 pm
New South Building, Room 619