ENGL 453-01 – Advanced Fiction Writing

Instructor: Prof. Ariel Djanikian

Meeting Times: Th 6:30 – 9pm

Location: Walsh 398

Section Description:

The aim of this workshop is to intensively study the craft of fiction by evaluating texts, completing writing exercises, and producing fiction. In this course, students will become familiar with many styles and forms of fiction; students will further define their voices as writers and learn to critically regard their own work as well as the work of their colleagues. Stories will be discussed, critiqued, and revised through weekly workshops; by the end of the semester students will possess a broad awareness of the strategies and styles employed by successful contemporary writers of fiction.