Creative Writing at Moorpark College

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ENGLISH 10A  Workshop format. Concentrates on the techniques of writing fiction and poetry through the production of original works followed by discussion and analysis. Applies to the Associate Degree. Transfer credit: CSU; UC. CAN: ENGL 6

ENGLISH 10B  Introduces advanced study of literary forms, emphasizing prose and poetry through practice, discussion and analysis. May be taken two (2) times for credit. Applies to the Associate Degree. Transfer credit: CSU; UC

ENGLISH 47  Provides instruction in editing and publication of a creative arts magazine and other types of student writing projects. Includes reading evaluating editing and producing literary manuscripts for publication in a variety of formats.  Applies to the Associate Degree. Transfer credit: CSU

ENGLISH 47L  Provides practical experience in editing and producing literary manuscripts for publication in a creative arts magazine and in other types of student writing projects in a variety of formats. May be taken two (2) times for credit. Applies to the Associate Degree. Transfer credit: CSU

 

IN ADDITION TO OFFICIAL COURSES, OTHER VENUES FOR WRITERS ARE:

THE MOORPARK REVIEW is an award-winning literary journal produced by Moorpark College students.  Each Spring, the review publishes original fiction and poetry from Moorpark students, faculty, staff, and alumni.  Faculty Sponsors: Hart Schulz and Tracy Tennenhouse.

POETRY READ AND WORKSHOP SERIES  attracts internationally acclaimed poets as well as local artists from Los Angeles and Ventura. Moorpark poets, both students and faculty, also feature at each Read.  An open mic portion of the Read is now attracting more audience participants.   The Workshop provides a supportive artistic community for everyone who writes or wants to write poems.

CREATIVE WRITING ASSOCIATION is a student organization that utilizes the workshop format to provide students an additional venue for their written work. 

FACULTY READING SERIES features the original poetry and fiction of Moorpark College faculty.  For more information, contact Jerry Mansfield.