Garrett Faulkner, MFA
Pronouns: he, him, his
Creative Writing — Fiction & Nonfiction
Literature of the American South
American Vernacular Music
An introduction to studies in the discipline recommended for students considering a major, minor, or Honors degree in English. Students will be introduced to a variety of methodological approaches while learning about current topics in literary, cultural and media studies, with special attention to race, Indigeneity, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class. NOTE: Credit does not fulfill Arts' common English requirement. (See Course Listing notes for ENGL courses.) Restricted to students registered in the Faculty of Arts.
This course aims to develop the student's ability to provide effective written and oral information. It will focus on instruction in fundamental writing skills, including building effective sentences and paragraphs, and on learning to communicate clearly across a range of genres and media used in academic and professional contexts, including correspondence and presentations. Students will be introduced to the principles of information gathering, analysis, and citation. Note: Restricted to students in the Faculty of Engineering only.
Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101 or 102 Note: variable content course which may be repeated if topics vary.
Lectures and workshops in which the student will practice the craft of short prose fiction.
This workshop course focuses on both the theory and practice of the writing process to help students experience firsthand how university writers enter into rich ongoing conversations by engaging with the words and ideas of others.