Creative Writing & Journalism Courses

Fall 2020 Courses

Introductory

ENGL 123 Introduction to Creative Writing. Staff.
Preregister by August 12 at 5.00 PM EST

Beginner

ENGL 404 Reading Fiction for Craft. Adam Sexton.
Preregister by August 12 at 5.00 PM EST

ENGL 406 Reading Poetry for Craft. David Gorin.
Preregister by August 12 at 5.00 PM EST

Intermediate

ENGL 407 Introduction to Writing Fiction. Amity Gaige.
The ENGL 407 application is due at noon on August 12.

ENGL 418 Writing about the Environment. Alan Burdick.
See  course listing for application instructions. Application due by August 1.

ENGL 419 Writing about Contemporary Figurative Art. Margaret Spillane.
Preregister by August 12 at 5.00 PM EST

ENGL 425 Writing the Television Drama. Aaron Tracy.
Preregister by August 12 at 5.00 PM EST

Advanced

ENGL 453 Playwriting. Donald Margulies.
The ENGL 453 application is due at noon on August 12.

ENGL 455 Writing about Oneself. Anne Fadiman.
The ENGL 455 application is due at noon on August 12.

ENGL 460 Advanced Poetry Writing. Cynthia Zarin.
The ENGL 460 application is due at noon on August 12.

ENGL 465 Advanced Fiction Writing. Caryl Phillips.
The ENGL 465 application is due at noon on August 12.

ENGL 466 Writing the Contemporary Essay. Cynthia Zarin.
The ENGL 466 application is due at noon on August 12.

ENGL 467 Journalism. Steven Brill.
See syllabus for application information; application is due on August 10.

ENGL 474 The Genre of the Sentence. Verlyn Klinkenborg.
The ENGL 474 application is due at noon on August 12.

ENGL 487 Tutorial in Writing. Staff.
Students must apply in the previous term.

ENGL 489 The Writing Concentration Senior Project. Staff.
Students must apply in the previous term.

Spring 2021 Courses

Introductory

ENGL 123 Introduction to Creative Writing. Staff.

Beginner

ENGL 404 Reading Fiction for Craft. Michael Cunningham.

ENGL 404 Reading Fiction for Craft. Adam Sexton.

Intermediate

ENGL 407 Introduction to Writing Fiction. Susan Choi.

ENGL 408 Introduction to Writing Poetry. Cynthia Zarin.

ENGL 411 American Horror Stories. Richard Deming.

ENGL 423 Writing about the Performing Arts. Margaret Spillane.

ENGL 425 Writing the Television Drama. Derek Green.

ENGL 428 Young Adult Writing. Jake Halpern.

ENGL 429 Writing about Humor. Ryan Wepler.

ENGL 432 Writing about Food. Barbara Stuart.

ENGL 447 Shakespeare and the Craft of Writing Poetry. Danielle Chapman.

ENGL 450 Daily Themes. Mark Oppenheimer.

Advanced

ENGL 451 Persuasive Argument. David Bromwich.

ENGL 455 Writing about Oneself. Anne Fadiman.

ENGL 456 The Practice of Literary Theory. Peter Cole.

ENGL 459 Writing about Science, Medicine, and the Environment. Carl Zimmer.

ENGL 460 Advanced Poetry Writing. Claudia Rankine.

ENGL 462 Writing Screenplay Adaptations. Donald Margulies.

ENGL 465 Advanced Fiction Writing. Susan Choi.

ENGL 465 Advanced Fiction Writing. Michael Cunningham.

ENGL 467 Journalism. Bob Woodward.

ENGL 473 The Journalism of Ideas. James Surowiecki.

ENGL 480 Long-form Narrative

ENGL 484 Writing across Literary Genres. Cynthia Zarin.