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KARL SHERLOCK
English / Creative Writing
Email: karl.sherlock@gcccd.edu
Phone: 619-644-7871

Karl Sherlock

Karl Sherlock

Associate Professor


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Contact Info:

Email:
Phone: 619-644-7871
Office: Bldg. 52, Rm. 558A
Office Hours: M—Th, 4-5:30 PM (Sp 2017)

 

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ENGL 098: ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS | Section 6442 [M-W]

Course Notes:

SECTION 6442, 4.0 cr.
MW 7:00 - 8:50 PM
BLDG 52, RM 570
Prerequisites:
"Pass" in ENGL 090 & ENGL 090R or min. "C" or "Pass," in ENGL 105 or equivalent, or assessment rec. for ENGL 098.  Recommended prep: concurrent enrollment in ENGL 098R. 
Required Texts: 

Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference. 8 ed. Bedfords/St. Martins, 2014. ISBN: 9781457666766

Riefer Johnston, Marcia. Word Up! How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs (And Everything You Build from Them). Northwest Brainstorms Publishing, 2013. ISBN: 9780985820305 

Sherlock, Karl. The Mind of a Sentence: A Parts Of Speech Resource. 2nd ed.  On-Line.  Grossmont College / Karl J. Sherlock, 2014. Also available for download as a password-protected PDF; use password in your printed syllabus.

  

ENGL 120: COLLEGE COMPOSITION AND READING | Section 1040 [M-W]

Course Notes:

SECTION 1040, 3.0 cr.

M W 5:30 - 6:45 PM
BLDG 51, RM 584

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 110 or ESL 119 or equivalent or assessment recommendation for ENGL 120.

Required Texts:

Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference. 8 ed. Bedfords/St. Martins, 2014. ISBN: 9781457666766

Kirszner, Lauri G. and Stephen R. Mandell.  Patterns For College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide. 13th ed. Bedford/St. Martins, 2014. 
ISBN:9781457666520 

Sherlock, Karl. Handbook of Usage and Academic Tone. 2nd ed.  On-Line.  Grossmont College / Karl J. Sherlock, 2014. 

  

ENGL 120: COLLEGE COMPOSITION AND READING | Section 7231 [T-Th]

Course Notes:

SECTION 7231, 3.0 cr.

T Th 5:30 - 6:45 PM
BLDG 53, RM 543

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 110 or ESL 119 or equivalent or assessment recommendation for ENGL 120.

Required Texts:

Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference. 8 ed. Bedfords/St. Martins, 2014. ISBN: 9781457666766

Kirszner, Lauri G. and Stephen R. Mandell.  Patterns For College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide. 13th ed. Bedford/St. Martins, 2014. 
ISBN:9781457666520 

Sherlock, Karl. Handbook of Usage and Academic Tone. 2nd ed.  On-Line.  Grossmont College / Karl J. Sherlock, 2014. 

  

ENGL 140-143: POETRY WRITING I-IV | Section 7274-7277 [Th]

Course Notes:

SECTIONS 7274-7777, 3.0 cr.
TH 7:00 - 9:50 PM
BLDG 51, RM 579  
Prerequisites English 140:
English 120: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 120 or equivalent;
Recommended Preparation:

ENGL 122.

Prerequisites English 141-143:

English 141: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 140
English 142: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 141
English 143: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 142

Required Texts:

Lehman David and Edward Hirsch, Eds. The Best American Poetry 2016. Scribner, 2016.
ISBN: 9781501127564

Urrea, Luis Alberto. Tijuana Book Of the Dead. Soft Skull Press, 2015.
ISBN: 9781619024823

Recommended Texts:

Kowit, Steve and Dorianne Laux. In the Palm of Your Hand. Tilbury House Publishers, 2003. ISBN: 9780884481492

Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. Anchor, 1995. ISBN: 9780385480017

Putnam Turco, Lewis. The Book of Forms. 4th ed. University Press of New England, 2011. ISBN: 9781611680355

   
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Instructor's Academic Background
B.A.., University Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
M.A., University Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Ind. Study, School Of Irish Studies, Dublin
Fulbright, Uniwersytet Warszawski
M.F.A., University Of California, Irvine
Doctoral Study, SUNY Binghamton
 

About the Instructor
Associate Professor, English | Co-Coordinator, Creative Writing Program 
 
COURSES TAUGHT
English 098: English Fundamentals
English 120: Composition and Reading
English 126: Introduction to Creative Writing
English 140-143: Poetry Writing I-IV
English 160-163:  Drama Writing I-IV
English 219: Views of Death and Dying In Literature
English 231: American Literature I
 
 
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Contact

KARL SHERLOCK
English / Creative Writing
Email: karl.sherlock@gcccd.edu
Phone: 619-644-7871

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