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

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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.