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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 488 Creative Writing Culminating Manuscript

This is the culminating course for seniors enrolled in the Creative Writing Concentration. The student will work on a manuscript that may or not be inspired by a work produced in another course over the student’s four years of study. The manuscript will be about 50 pages in length and can be a work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry. This course will be team taught by professors who specialize in the possible genres. The course will meet three hours once a week and include lectures on elements of craft and form, whole class discussions of elements of craft based on assigned readings, development and peer review sessions, lab time when a student can work on revising his or her manuscript, ask questions immediately and get advice from a professor or a peer. Each student will produce and revise his or her manuscript throughout the semester and will also critique other students’ work-in-progress. By the end of the course, the student will have completed the manuscript and will read from his/her work. at a senior reading event.