1. Intercultural Communication by Houman Sadri and Madelyn Flammia
  2. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
  3. People Get Ready by Kevin Meehan
  4. As If, poems by Russ Kesler
  5. Getaway Girl by Terry Thaxton
  6. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  7. The Heaven of Animals by James Poissant
  8. Ecocritical Explorations in Literary and Cultural Studies by Patrick D. Murphy
  9. Problem Novels by Anna Maria Jones
  10. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  11. Transversal Ecocritical Praxis by Patrick D. Murphy
  12. The Rhetorical Nature of XML by J.D. Applen and Rudy McDaniel
  13. Lizard Man by David James Poissant
  14. Collecte Writings of Charles Brockden Brown edited by Mark L. Kamrath
  15. Getaway Girl by Terry Thaxton
  16. Samuel Richardson, Dress, and Discourse by Kathleen M. Oliver
  17. The Zero Theorem by Pat Rushin
  18. Rattlesnakes and the Moon by Darlin Neal
  19. The Season of Risks by Susan Hubbard
  20. Elegant Punk by Darlin Neal
  21. Writing for the Web: Composing, •Coding, and Constructing Web Sites
  22. The Society of S by Susan Hubbard
  23. Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature by Tison Pugh
  24. The Flight of the Kuaka by Donald Stap
  25. The Year of Disappearances by Susan Hubbard
  26. The Terrible Wife by Terry Thaxton
  27. Crossing The Creek by Anna Lillios
  28. The Historicism of Charles Brockden Brown by Mark L. Kamrath
Laurie Uttich

Laurie Uttich, M.F.A.

Laurie Rachkus Uttich's essays, poems, and fiction have been published in various literary journals, including Fourth Genre; Creative Nonfiction; River Teeth; Rattle; Sweet: A Literary Confection; Poets and Writers (Why We Write column); The Missouri ReviewThis I Believe (broadcast on The Bob Edwards Show); Burrow Press Review; Brain, ChildIron Horse (fiction recipient of the Discovered Voices Award); So To Speak (recipient of the Creative Nonfiction award); Huffington PostThe Writers Chronicle; The Good Men Project; and others.

Education

  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing from University of Central Florida

Research Interests


Creative nonfiction: memoir, essay, segmented forms (braided, collage, lyrical), and literary journalism. Fiction: short stories, flash fiction.

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10408 CRW3013 Creative Writing for English M Face2Face Tu,Th 1:30PM - 2:45PM Not Online
CRW3013.0003: Creative Writing for English Majors
(Uttich)

PR: English major or minor, junior standing, and grade of C (2.0) or better required in ENC 1102

In this course, students will experiment with three primary types of creative writing genres: poetry, literary nonfiction, and fiction. Students will engage in multiple creative writing and reading exercises, produce larger works for peer review, provide written and oral feedback to other writers in the class, and actively participate in class discussions.
11156 CRW3013 Creative Writing for English M Face2Face Tu,Th 12:00PM - 1:15PM Not Online
CRW3013.0005: Creative Writing for English Majors
(Uttich)

PR: English major or minor, junior standing, and grade of C (2.0) or better required in ENC 1102

In this course, students will experiment with three primary types of creative writing genres: poetry, literary nonfiction, and fiction. Students will engage in multiple creative writing and reading exercises, produce larger works for peer review, provide written and oral feedback to other writers in the class, and actively participate in class discussions.
11386 CRW3950 Cypress Dome Editorship Rdce Time Th 4:30PM - 5:45PM Not Online
CRW3950.0M01: Cypress Dome Editorship
(Uttich)

This is a two-semester course commitment, beginning in the fall. In the fall, students will actively learn the editing process—from promotion to publication—and, in the spring, produce and publish Cypress Dome, a literary magazine that features the work of UCF students. To apply, email laurie.uttich@ucf.edu.
19580 CRW4224 Advanced Nonfiction Workshop Web Web Not Online
CRW4224.0W61: Advanced Nonfiction Writing Workshop
(Uttich)

PR: English major or minor, junior standing, and grade of C (2.0) or better required in CRW 3013, CRW 3053, and CRW 3211

This is an advanced-level creative nonfiction workshop that requires a heavy reading and writing load of multiple types of literary nonfiction. Students will actively experiment with various forms and be required to take risks with the craft, turning “facts” into “truths” with literary, story-telling techniques that push (and question) boundaries. Active, dynamic engagement and detailed, nuanced critiques of work presented by peers is mandatory.
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80934 CRW3211 Creative Nonfiction Writing Web Web Not Online
CRW3211.0W61: Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop
(Uttich)

PR: English major or minor, junior standing, and grade of C (2.0) or better required in CRW 3013 and CRW 3053

This is an intermediate-level creative nonfiction workshop that will explore all forms of creative nonfiction, including: memoirs, narratives, cultural commentaries, rants, quests, personal essays about current events and contemporary issues, and literary journalism. There are weekly writing and reading assignments that focus on structures and techniques, as well as larger manuscripts that are peer reviewed.
81842 CRW3211 Creative Nonfiction Writing Web Web Not Online
CRW3211.0W62: Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop
(Uttich)

PR: English major or minor, junior standing, and grade of C (2.0) or better required in CRW 3013 and CRW 3053

This is an intermediate-level creative nonfiction workshop that will explore all forms of creative nonfiction, including: memoirs, narratives, cultural commentaries, rants, quests, personal essays about current events and contemporary issues, and literary journalism. There are weekly writing and reading assignments that focus on structures and techniques, as well as larger manuscripts that are peer reviewed.
81669 CRW3950 Cypress Dome Editorship Rdce Time Th 4:30PM - 5:45PM Not Online
CRW3950.0M01: Cypress Dome Editorship
(Uttich)

This is a two-semester course commitment, beginning in the fall. In the fall, students will actively learn the editing process—from promotion to publication—and, in the spring, produce and publish Cypress Dome, a literary magazine that features the work of UCF students. To apply, email laurie.uttich@ucf.edu.
80332 CRW4224 Advanced Nonfiction Workshop Face2Face Tu,Th 3:00PM - 4:15PM Not Online
CRW4224.0001: Advanced Nonfiction Writing Workshop
(Uttich)

PR: English major or minor, junior standing, and grade of C (2.0) or better required in CRW 3013, CRW 3053, and CRW 3211

This is an advanced-level creative nonfiction workshop that requires a heavy reading and writing load of multiple types of literary nonfiction. Students will actively experiment with various forms and be required to take risks with the craft, turning “facts” into “truths” with literary, story-telling techniques that push (and question) boundaries. Active, dynamic engagement and detailed, nuanced critiques of work presented by peers is mandatory.
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50948 CRW3053 Thry & Practice Creative Wrtng Web A Web Not Online
CRW3053.AW61: Theory and Practice of Creative Writing
(Uttich)

PR: English major or minor, junior standing, and a grade of C (2.0) or better required in ENC 1102

Examination of the genres of creative writing and extensive readings of contemporary creative writing (fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, etc.), with attention to literary techniques. Weekly creative writing exercises and discussions of the industry.
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
18812 CRW3053 Thry & Practice Creative Wrtng Rdce Time Tu 1:30PM - 2:45PM Not Online
CRW 3053.0M01: Theory & Practice of Creative Writing
(Uttich)

In this course, students will read literary texts to feed their understanding of contemporary writing in fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry. They will apply the strategies they learn from these writers into their own creative activities, become fluent in relevant terminology and concepts, gain insight into the emphases and specialties of the UCF creative writing program and faculty, and identify possible career paths and "uses" of a degree in English with a specialization in creative writing.
12379 CRW3950 Cypress Dome Editorship Rdce Time Th 4:30PM - 5:45PM Not Online
CRW 3950.0M01: Cypress Dome Editorship
(Uttich)

This is a two-semester course commitment, beginning in the fall. In the fall, students will actively learn the editing process and, in the spring, produce and publish Cypress Dome, a literary magazine. To apply, email laurie.uttich@ucf.edu.
18993 CRW4804 Creative Writing in the Com Rdce Time Th 1:30PM - 2:45PM Not Online
CRW 4804.0M01: Creative Writing in the Community
(Uttich)

This is a service-learning, research course in creative writing. In this course, students will actively engage in the community by bringing the under-served access to the study and creation of creative writing, literature, and other forms of art. This is a mediated course that requires 15-20 service hours off campus, so students must have access to transportation and a willingness to actively serve in the community, share their passion and skills with community members and classmates, actively reflect on what it means to be a member of the art community (and the world), and create their own art form based on in-field experiences.
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
82302 CRW3053 Thry & Practice Creative Wrtng Rdce Time Tu 4:30PM - 5:45PM Not Online
No Description Available
82859 CRW3950 Cypress Dome Editorship Rdce Time Th 4:30PM - 5:45PM Not Online
CRW 3950.0M01: Cypress Dome Editorship (Uttich)

This is a two-semester course commitment, beginning in the fall. In the fall, students will actively learn the editing process and, in the spring, produce and publish Cypress Dome, a literary magazine. To apply, email laurie.uttich@ucf.edu.
81370 CRW4224 Advanced Nonfiction Workshop Face2Face Tu,Th 1:30PM - 2:45PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
60210 CRW3053 Thry & Practice Creative Wrtng Web A Web Not Online
No Description Available

Updated: Jan 2, 2016

Department of English • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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