Welcome to the English Department!

  

Mission Statement

The faculty of the Grossmont College English Department endeavor to advance the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills of students so that they may appreciate a variety of cultural perspectives and participate autonomously and successfully in academic, artistic, civic, vocational, and/or professional communities. 


Department Chair Office Hours

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Dr. Cindi Harris

 cindi.harris@gcccd.edu

Sarah Martin

 sarah.martin@gcccd.edu

   

 Days and Hours

 

Monday-Thursday

Please email us to make an appointment.

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If you have a question about placement or need more information about summer or fall courses, we are available this summer to meet with you.


Project Success / 020 Support

Enroll in a learning community next semester in Project Success, the Grossmont College English Department’s linked courses program. Visit the PROJECT SUCCESS site for more info.

 

   

2022 Fall Readings Series

FRS 2022 banner

WACC logoSponsored by Grossmont College's World Arts & Cultures Committee

 

All events free of charge and open to the public. Attend in person or by Zoom. Advance registration for Zoom events required; use links below to register for individual events, or visit grossmont.edu/frs for more info.

 

Banned Books/Lives: author Lizz Huerta
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 7-8:15PM, Griffin Gate (Bldg. 60)
  • Register for this event: tinyurl.com/2lkfhbvr 
poet Diana Marie Delgado
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 7-8:15PM, Griffin Gate (Bldg. 60)
  • Register for this event: tinyurl.com/2mcmaoyj
Lester Bangs Memorial Faculty Reading
  • Thursday, November 10, 12:30-1:45PM, Griffin Gate (Bldg. 60)
  • Register for this event: tinyurl.com/2lv2t7yj 
  • original poetry and prose by Grossmont College faculty and writers:
    • Raul Sandelin (an introduction to Lester Bangs)
    • Candace Hartsuyker (flash fiction)
    • Enrique Cervantes (fiction)
    • Sarita Tanori (creative nonfiction)
    • Karl Sherlock (poetry)
New Voices: A Student Reading
  • Monday, December 5, 2022, 7-8:15PM, Room 220, Bldg. 26
  • Register for this event: tinyurl.com/2o3236cs 

Click HERE to download our 2022 FRS flier: World Arts and Cultures Committee logo


The Creative Writing Workshops for Fall 2022

 

ENGL 126: INTRO TO CREATIVE WRITING

Tues/Thur 11:00 - 12:15 P.M., 3.00 cr., with Ingrid Jayne

Online, 3.00 cr., with Julie Cardenas

 

ENGL 130-133: SHORT FICTION WRITING I-IV

Wed 7- 9:50 PM, 3 cr., with Enrique Cervantes

 

ENGL 140-143: POETRY WRITING I-IV 

Tues/Thur 2-3:15 PM, 3 cr., with Adam Deutsch

 

ENGL 145-148: ACORN REVIEW EDITING I-IV

Online, 3 cr., with Julie Cardenas

 


ENGL 175-178: NOVEL WRITING I-IV 

Mon 7-9:55 PM, 3 cr., with Rich Farrell