21W.755 Writing and Reading Short Stories

Fall 2006

Hand-drawn diagram outlining a plan for a short story.
Planning diagram for a short story. (Image courtesy of Simon Scott.)

Course Highlights

This course features lecture handouts in readings and student stories in assignments.

Course Description

This class will focus on the craft of the short story, which we will explore through reading great short stories, writers speaking about writing, writing exercises and conducting workshops on original stories.
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Staff

Instructor:
Shariann Lewitt

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate