Prose Works: Prose Poems, Short Stories, and the Personal Essay.
This course will introduce students to a variety of forms including the prose poem, the short short (also called micro fiction or sudden fiction), the short story, and the personal essay. We will also work with hybrid forms. This course is appropriate for students beginning their work as creative writers, as well as those with some experience with one or all of these prose forms. We will read and discuss exemplary published works and workshop students writing. Bring your enthusiasm to experiment, read, write, and support your fellow writers.