21W.759 Writing Science Fiction


Class Info

Students write and read science fiction and analyze and discuss stories written for the class. For the first eight weeks, readings in contemporary science fiction accompany lectures and formal writing assignments intended to illuminate various aspects of writing craft as well as the particular problems of writing science fiction. The rest of the term is given to roundtable workshops on students' stories.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.759 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by S. Lewitt.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 66-144.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A. This class counts as a CI-M.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Writing Science Fiction site or on the 21W.759 Stellar site.

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