Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Reading List for English 649/Teaching Creative Writing

Hyde, Lewis. The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World. Vintage (25th Anniversary Edition) 0307279502

Carlson, Ron. Ron Carlson Writes a Story. Graywolf. 1555974775

Baxter, Charles. Burning Down the House. Graywolf. 1555975089

Dobyns, Stephen. Best Words, Best Order. Palgrave Macmillan. 031217229X

Hugo, Richard. The Triggering Town. W.W. Northon. 0393309339


You will also need to select a short story you love from any edition of Best American Short Stories 1995-present, and a poem from any edition of Best American Poetry 1995-present. You'll make enough photocopies of these works for everyone in the class. (I don't have a final head count yet.)

1 comment:

The Mighty Flynn said...

This looks great (and not just because I already own four of the titles). I'm really looking forward to this class.