2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Nov 18, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog
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ENGL 453 - Internship in Literary Editing with Shenandoah


Experiential Learning (EXP): Yes
Credits: 3

Prerequisites: At least one course in creative writing, sophomore standing and instructor consent. Interested students should email Professor Staples (bstaples@wlu.edu) with information about their previous coursework and interests in editing, publishing, and contemporary literature. An apprenticeship in editing 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 of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, comics, and translations; substantive editing of manuscripts, copyediting; communicating with writers; social media; website maintenance; the design of promotional material. 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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