1. The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire by Ephraim
  2. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  3. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  4. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
Department of English Graduate Programs
Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés

Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in African American Women Writers, Composition, and writing from State University of New York at Albany (1989)
  • M.A. in American and English literature from Barry University (1985)
  • B.A. in English, Creative Writing from The University of Miami (Coral Gables) (1982)
  • A.A. in English from Miami Dade College (1980)

Research Interests


Latino/a Literature, writing, women writers of color, Emergent American Literature and women's studies.

Selected Publications

Books

Recordings

Awards

  • 2011 Multicultural Student Center Advisor of the Year
  • 2010 United Arts of Central Florida, Individual Artist Fellowship
  • 2010 Longleaf Poetry Chapbook Award
  • 2009 Theodore Morrison Fiction Fellow at Breadloaf Writers Conference

Courses

No courses found for Spring 2018.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81646 CRW6025 Adv Graduate Writing Workshop Face2Face W 7:30PM - 10:15PM Not Online
This is a workshop course in which you will write and present two new stories or novel chapters. You will be expected to read your work out loud—the shorter piece, in its entirety, and the longer piece will be excerpted. Your fiction will be read and critiqued by classmates before your assigned workshop date with a focus on structure, style, language, among other literary aspects of the work. Each class member will prepare a written critique of your story or novel excerpt to be submitted before your workshop date. Guidelines for effective feedback will be discussed early on so that we may constructively comment on each other’s work and aim to grow as writers and as critics of literary fiction. Besides the two new works of fiction produced for class (70% of total grade) and written critiques (20% of total grade), students will be expected to actively and productively participate in every class session and share excerpts of self-selected writers (10% of total grade). At the beginning of the semester we will be sharing self-selected short stories or novel excerpts, the close reading of We the Animals by Justin Torres and the selection of an additional work of fiction to be analyzed and selected by class members.

No courses found for Summer 2017.

No courses found for Spring 2017.

No courses found for Fall 2016.

No courses found for Summer 2016.

Updated: Aug 7, 2014

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