Mar 18, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

ENG 151 - Creative Writing and Publishing


Course Description: This course is an introductory exploration of the publishing world for students interested in creative writing. Through in-class work, outside the class activities, and guest presentations, students will have the opportunity to learn about and participate in the various ways in which creative writing is published, both as writers and editors in such venues as readings, poetry slams and other performances, as well as publishing in both print and electronic journals, including, but not limited to, producing the college’s literary journal.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENG 150.
General Education Elective(s): Humanities
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply knowledge of the literary publication industry through editorial duties assigned for MCC’s literary magazine, The Dead River Review
  • Articulate the various types of publications in creative writing including literary reviews, magazines, zines, grassroots movements, and art venues
  • Identify personal publication avenues and/or possible careers in creative writing
  • Develop and apply editorial and online publishing skills
  • Develop connections to resources of the publication industry such as DuoTrope, The Association of Writing Programs, Poets and Writers, as well as various guest speakers and campus/institutional resources

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