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Summer Courses in Creative Writing in USA 2022

Summer courses are often an avenue used by students to attain additional certificates or qualifications outside of the normal school year. Whether they are bridging the gap between levels of study or adding to a career knowledge base, these courses can be found in almost any area of study.Creative writing at degree level grants two distinct but interrelated types of learning. The original part of… Read more

Summer courses are often an avenue used by students to attain additional certificates or qualifications outside of the normal school year. Whether they are bridging the gap between levels of study or adding to a career knowledge base, these courses can be found in almost any area of study.

Creative writing at degree level grants two distinct but interrelated types of learning. The original part of a degree is the organised study of literary method, providing graduate student with a practice-based, experiential means of acquiring literary theory and knowledge.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the “USA”, the “US”, the “United States”, “America”, or simply “the States”. American colleges are funded by “tuition” charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

Summer Session

Study of the genre through readings, discussion and regular submission of original work. Course explores methods for expressing the human condition made available through fiction, with examples from the tradition that illustrate point of view, character development, dialogue, plot, setting, theme, motif, and other elements. Areas of study include Short Story, Novella, The Popular Novel, Graphic Novels and Writing Funny. Course may be repeated as the topic changes.

CWL 315: Forms of Scriptwriting

Undergraduate 3 credits

Prerequisite: CWL 202

DEC: G SBC: HFA+; WRTD

Study of the genre through readings, screenings, discussion and regular submission of original writing for film or theater. Course explores methods for expressing the human condition made available through these collaborative media. Areas of study include Fundamentals of Dramatic Action, Visual Storytelling, Message Movies, Writing the One Act, and Extreme Events. Course may be repeated as the topic changes.

CWL 530: Forms of Scriptwriting

Graduate 3-4 credits

Permission of the instructor and program director

Regular submission, discussion, and analysis of students’ work in one or more of the contemporary modes of scriptwriting, including writing for film, theater, radio, and television. Writing assignments may include exercises, imitations, responses, and original work. Students will examine relevant works that illustrate point of view, character development, dialogue, plot, setting, and other techniques vital to scriptwriting. Specific mode or topic to be studied will be announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and/or departmental consent Offered Fall, Spring, Every Year, 3-4 credits, ABCF Grading May be repeated for credit

CWL 575: Writers Conference

Graduate 1-6 credits

Must submit application and writing sample, permission of conference admissions committee and/or pro gram director

The Southampton Writers Conference is an intensive program of workshops in contemporary writing that includes lectures, readings, workshops, and panels featuring nationally distinguished authors who join the department’s summer faculty. Graduate students in the program will assist in planning and running the Conference, and will have the option of taking a Conference workshop for credit. The Writers Conference will also encourage participation by visiting students ¿ new writers, established writers, teachers of writing and editors ¿ who will be admitted by application and may receive academic credit upon request.