CW 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 is the author of the novel If You Follow Me and co-author of the novel Sparked and the cookbook My Mexico City Kitchen. 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.
Former Stegner Fellow; Online Writing Certificate Program Lead and Creative Writing Coordinator, Stanford Continuing Studies
Textbooks for this course:
(Required) Martha Conway, Thieving Forest (ISBN 978-0991618521)
(Required) Sarah Porter, Never-Contented Things (ISBN 978-0765396730)
(Required) Chaney Kwak, The Passenger: How a Travel Writer Learned to Love Cruises & Other Lies from a Sinking Ship (ISBN 978-1567926972)
(Required) Antoine Wilson, Mouth to Mouth: A Novel (ISBN 978-1982181802)