"Orner’s stories, and his novel, are like onions: the sweet parts are balanced by the parts that make you cry, and when you re-visit them, you will discover layers upon layers upon layers of intricacy and depth." --Jenna Williams (UG '07) introducing Visiting Kittredge Writer, Peter Orner
For those of you wishing to try your own hand at writing, UM is a great place to start. You will have the opportunity to work with our highly-published faculty and become part of our nationally-recognized writing program. We offer the following workshops:
UNDERGRADUATE WORKSHOP SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:
For Fall 2013 semester only, registration for 300 level workshops will be done through electronic overrides issued by Undergraduate Advisior, Maria Mangold. Check her calendar in LA 133 for walk-in hours before Registration begins April 8. Submissions are not required, but you do need to meet the 200 level pre-requisite. Come Spring 2014, you will be able to register for 300 level workshops on cyberber. All students can sign up for 200 level introductory writing courses on cyberbear, but submissions are required for acceptance into 400 level courses. The submission deadline for Fall Semester 2013 is Friday, March 15. You may continue to submit after the deadline; students will be added as space allows.
Create a cover page listing the following information:
Example: ENCR 210 Stubblefield Autumn 2011
ENCR 211 Pape Spring 2012
ENCR 310 Gates In Progress
Edit, revise and place a clean copy of...
Place the submission packet in the instructor’s mailbox in the English Dept. (LA 133). The Walter Kirn submission should go in Karin Schalm’s mailbox. Note: You may apply to multiple workshops, but you must submit a separate packet to each instructor.
Admitted students will be notified via email by Tuesday, March 26 and issued an electronic override. Waitlisted students will be contacted one-by-one when space becomes available in the course.