T 09/17 Discussion. In-Class Writing
Distribution of workshop piece (Emily R.)
H 09/19 First workshop. Distribution of second workshop story (Eric R.). Discussion and writing assignment.
T 09/24 Assignment of Workshop Groups. Workshop of Eric’s story.
Distribution of third workshop stories today and Thursday. (By Thursday, all of you must have been workshopped or scheduled to be by Tuesday at least once.)
H 09/26 Workshop
Distribution of final workshop pieces for first workshops
DON’T FORGET the MIX SYMPOSIUM: 09/27-28
T 10/01 Workshop.
H 10/03 Discussion Braverman
Homework: Homework: In 500 words minimum write a story or scene that employs some of Braverman’s style. Bring the typed piece to class for group discussion and be ready to discuss what you cribbed from Kate.
T 10/08 Discussion Braverman pieces.
Homework: Read Thrall. Consider how narrative/story is revealed in this genre. Write an imitation poem or series, plan to have it/them ready for workshop next Thursday 10/17
H10/10 Thrall discussion
Read Thrall (entire)
T 10/15 Discussion of Thrall
W 10/16 WEDNESDAY: 6:30 Canzani Auditorium. Natasha Trethewey visit. MANDATORY.
H 10/17 Thrall Imitation Pieces Discussion.
Group One distributes stories for workshop
T 10/23 Workshop and Group Two Story distribution.
H 10/25 Group Two Workshop.
Homework: Read: http://www.all-story.com/issues.cgi?action=show_story&story_id=292 (Miranda July’s story: The Shared Patio) The July piece as read by Sedaris discussed here and found on I-Tunes to be downloaded for free and heard.
T Movie and/or July story discussion
Homework: Imitate some aspect of July’s work in 500+ words. Have pieces typed and ready for discussion on Tuesday. PLAN TO ATTEND HER READING ON MONDAY.
MONDAY 11/18 6:30 p.m. MIRANDA JULY YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS, I PROMISE!!
T 11/19 Miranda July imitation pieces due.
H 11/ 21 In-class writing towards giant workshop