Beginning Fiction

Schools of Public Engagement: Writing Program

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Beginning Fiction

Fall 2021

Taught By: Catherine Texier

Section: A

CRN: 1195

Credits: 3

This course begins with short writing exercises designed to jump-start creative thinking and to explore fiction basics: character, dialogue, plot, point of view, and imagery. Students then submit longer pieces to be discussed in a workshop setting, which are reviewed with particular attention to technique, style, and narrative structure. Readings include works by James Baldwin, Joan Didion, Mavis Gallant, Virginia Woolf, and Paul Bowles.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 17

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 2:51pm 9/18/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 502

Date Range: 9/3/2021 - 12/17/2021