EGL 28 — From Writer to Author: Navigating the Twisty Path to Publication
For students who have previously taken this course, the structure is the same but the books and guests are new. Students will have access to supplemental discussion threads to discuss the books and the course. There will be no writing assignments. Please visit continuingstudies.stanford.edu for a full list of books and authors featured in this course.
Malena Watrous, Former Stegner Fellow; Online Writing Certificate Program Lead and Creative Writing Coordinator, Stanford Continuing StudiesMalena Watrous is the author of the novel If You Follow Me and co-author of the novel Sparked. She has contributed to The New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications. She received an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Truman Capote Fellow.
Textbooks for this course:
(Required) Mateo Askaripour, Black Buck (ISBN 035838088X)
(Required) Cathy Park Hong, Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning (ISBN 1984820362)
(Required) William Deresiewicz, The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech (ISBN 1250125510)
(Required) Amy Maroney, The Girl From Oto (ISBN 0997521309)
(Required) Samantha Rajaran, The Company Daughters (ISBN 978-1-80019-176-1)