For undergraduates interested in writing, University of Montana is a great place to start. We offer students the opportunity to work with highly-published faculty and become part of our nationally-recognized writing program.
"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
We offer the following workshops:
UNDERGRADUATE WORKSHOP SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:
For Fall 2013 and Spring 2014, 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. Submissions are not required, but you do need to meet the 200 level pre-requisite. Come Fall 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 400 level courses. The submission deadline for Spring Semester 2014 was Friday, October 18. You may continue to submit after the deadline by emailing professors with writing samples; 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 or Sherwin Bitsui submissions 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 and issued an electronic override. Waitlisted students will be contacted one-by-one when space becomes available in the course.