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Mar 21

Updated Policies and Procedures

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As of Monday, March 23, all Lindenwood University faculty and staff will be working from home and all on-campus offices will be closed to the public and university employees. Lindenwood personnel and offices will be available for business by telephone and email to provide continuity in university operations and student support services. Please visit for more information. 

MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 58100
Contemporary Foundational Literature: Fiction

Instructor: Christopher Candice

Class Type: Literature

Course Description: This course is an intensive survey and analysis of foundational contemporary literary fiction and its authors, including the study and practice of close-reading techniques. Authors studied will include emerging fiction writers currently publishing important works, as well as contemporary masters in the field of literary short fiction and the novel. This course is highly recommended for students declaring a Fiction emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.


The Story and Its Writer
Ann Charters
10th Edition
ISBN 9781319105600
(full edition -- NOT compact)

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301