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CW 130 - Introduction to the Craft of Creative Writing

CW 130 - Introduction to the Craft of Creative Writing

Description: This course in creative writing focuses on three genres: the personal essay, the short story, and the one-act play. The course emphasizes an introduction to craft—how these types of writing are generated, what their elements are, and how the finished pieces work—which students will explore through careful study of models by published writers and through writing and revising their own short pieces.

Prerequisites: Fulfillment of both halves of the Reading and Composition Requirement or consent of the instructor

Units and Format: 4 units - Three hours of lecture per week

Minor Requirement: This course can be used toward meeting the the Undergraduate Division's Creative Writing Minor

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CCN: 16601
Meeting time: TuTh 2-3:30 p.m.
Meeting place: 221 Wheeler

Course description: This team-taught course in creative writing focuses on three genres: the personal essay, the short story, and the one-act play. The course emphasizes an introduction to craft—how these types of writing are generated, what their elements are, and how the finished pieces work—which students will explore through careful study of models by published writers and through writing and revising their own short pieces.

Prerequisite: Fulfillment of the Reading and Composition Requirement or the instructor's consent.

Book list: To be announced


Instructor: Michael Larkin
Email: larkinm@berkeley.edu
 

Instructor: Kaya Oakes
Email: kaya_o@berkeley.edu
 

Instructor: John Levine
Email: jblevine@berkeley.edu
 

 

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University of California
112 Wheeler Hall #2500
Berkeley, CA 94720-2500

Hours: M-Th 8-2:30
Phone: (510) 642-5570
Fax: (510) 642-6963
Email: collegewriting@berkeley.edu

 

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