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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Fall 2009

E 341 • Short Story Workshop

Unique Days Time Location Instructor

Casares, O

Course Description

Please refer to the course schedule for course days, time, room location, prerequisites and possible cross-listings:

This course is designed for students who have already taken Creative Writing (325) and have a serious interest in writing fiction. Since the class is primarily a workshop, we will discuss student work for the majority of the semester.

Grading Policy

You are required to write three short stories (each 10-12 pages) that will be discussed in a workshop setting. For all the other student work discussed in class, you will be responsible for writing detailed critiques (1-2 pages). Attendance is required. Classroom participation 10%?; Written Critiques 20%?; 3 Stories 70%. There will be no final exam.


Fiction: A Pocket Anthology, Ed.: Gwynn; Optional: The Elements of Style, Authors: Strunk and White


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