2018-2019 University Catalog [UNDER REVIEW] 
    
    May 21, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog [UNDER REVIEW]
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ENGL 453 - Internship in Literary Editing with Shenandoah


Experiential Learning (EXP): Yes
Credits: 3

Prerequisites: At least junior standing. Students who will have completed at least one creative writing workshop in English by Fall Term may alert Mrs. O'Connell (oconnells@wlu.edu), and she will give them permission to enroll. All others should email Professor Wheeler (wheelerlm@wlu.edu) with information about their previous coursework and interests in editing, publishing, and contemporary literature. An apprenticeship in editing for one or more students with the editor of Shenandoah, Washington and Lee's literary magazine. Students are instructed in and assist in these facets of the editor's work: evaluation of manuscripts, proofreading/copyediting, the arrangement of work within an issue, selection of cover art, composing contributor's notes, responding to queries, and issuing news releases. Interns also work toward an understanding of the role of journals in contemporary literature. May be applied once to the English major or Creative Writing minor and repeated for a maximum of six additional elective credits, as long as the specific projects undertaken are different. Staples.




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