Characters You Love to Hate

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Just as in life, difficult and complicated people inhabit both fiction and personal essays. But how do we create interest in and empathy for the least likable? What is the leap of imagination that’s required? There will be pre-class reading assignments and a writing assignment emailed ahead of time to jump-start our time together.

About Alyce Miller

Alyce Miller is the award-winning author of four books of fiction and one book of nonfiction, as well as more than 250 essays, short stories, poems, articles, and book reviews. She is Professor Emerita from the English Department and Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Indiana University-Bloomington, where she also received awards for her teaching. More about her at:

Teaching Style: Alyce encourages a relaxed and energetic environment where participants are actively engaged in a mutual process of critical reading, learning, and sharing work.


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