Certificate in Literary Fiction I

Approved by the UW Department of English 

Certificates » Literary Fiction I
Program Features
  • Guest speakers, including notable published authors
  • In-class writing and peer workshops 
  • Year-end class anthology showcasing your writing
  • Opportunity to submit your work to Stratus: Journal of Arts & Writing  
Who Should Apply
  • Individuals interested in writing literary fiction
  • Individuals who want to write stories with complex characters and convey subtle ideas in textured prose
Explore elements, such as richly nuanced characters, thought-provoking subject matter and lyrical language, that are the foundation of literary short stories and novels. Learn the craft of writing literary fiction by focusing on character development, narrative voice and point of view. Study works of literary fiction, and develop your own stories through concrete writing exercises. Discover how to bring the vibrant characters and ideas in your imagination to life.
Key Outcome
You will develop your literary fiction writing skills by writing several short stories or a novel.
Sections
Start Location Program ID Status
Autumn 2013  Details Details UW Seattle 4316 In Development
Autumn 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4737 In Development
Autumn 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4738 In Development
Autumn 2013  Details Details UW Seattle 4315 Closed
Winter 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4316 Closed
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Program Highlights
Popular Fiction and Literary Fiction Video Thumbnail

Pam Binder, an instructor in the Certificate in Popular Fiction, and Scott Driscoll, an instructor for the Certificate in Literary Fiction, offer a behind-the-scenes look at these writing programs.

Adding More Life to Your Work Life Balance 

Read About the Student Experience - Jennifer Fliss 

Q&A With Instructor Scott Driscoll