ENGH 619: Special Topics in Writing

ENGH 619-001: Poetry Daily
(Fall 2021)

01:30 PM to 04:10 PM M

Enterprise Hall 77

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Section Information for Fall 2021

ENGH 619 - 001: Poetry Daily

In this course, students are introduced to the editorial work of the longstanding online poetry anthology Poetry Daily, edited and produced at George Mason University. (To learn more about Poetry Daily, visit www.poems.com/about.) Alongside the study of Poetry Daily's editorial practices, students will explore the literary merits of contemporary poetry in English as it is published today via a broad range of literary journals and presses, from the US and abroad, who submit to and are featured on the website. Class time will be divided between the weekly “live” editorial meetings, for which students in ENGH 619 will gradually contribute poems and participate in discussion, and three learning modules: reading, writing, and PD Projects. It is my hope that students in this class become familiar with an important publishing project, both at George Mason and in the context of the larger world of contemporary poetry, and simultaneously develop, individually, as readers and writers of poetry. I look forward to our work together this semester.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Workshop course. Intensive practice in creative writing and study of creative process. Concentrates on specialized literary type other than short story, such as essay, playwriting, film writing, children's literature, travel literature, autobiography, gothic novel, and translation. Notes: Intended for students already writing original creative work. Other interested graduate students should contact the English department at (703) 993-1180. May be repeated for credit with permission of department. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 30 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: Intended for students already writing original creative work.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Creative Writing.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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