Craft Class Spring 2000, Tuesdays 6:30-8 PM

Feb 22: The Art of the Tale (Dan Halpern, ed.):  John Cheever, "The Country Husband;" Richard Wright, "Big Black Good Man" (Penguin)

Feb 29: Best American Poetry 1997 (James Tate, ed.):  Gillian Conoley,  "The Sky Drank In;" Christine Hume, "Helicopter Wrecked on a Hill;" Harry Humes, "The Butterfly Effect;" Grey Jacobik, "Dust Storm;" George Kalamaras, "Mud"

Mar 7: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, One Day In The Life of Ivan Denisovich (Farrar Strauss, Giroux)

Mar 14: George Oppen 1, George Oppen Collected Poems (New Directions) read pages 15-145

Mar 21: Lorrie Moore, Birds of America (Picador)

Mar 28: George Oppen 2, George Oppen Collected Poems (New Directions) (read pages 147-end)

Apr 4: KGB Bar Reader (Ken Foster, ed.) Kathryn Harrison, "Tick"; Daphne Beal, "Azure" (Morrow/Quill)

Apr 11: New American Poets of the 90ís (Jack Myers and Roger Weingarten, eds.) Jimmy Santiago Baca (read all his poems); Tess Gallagher (Godine) (read all her poems)

Apr 18: Narrative Technique 1 (discuss in class)

Apr 25: Narrative Technique 2

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