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This course is a 10-week, hands-on, improvisational writing workshop designed to help students increase their flexibility and spontaneity, and generate new work. Writing in-class in response to prompts provided by the instructor, students will try multiple genres and have opportunities to read work aloud and share comments and feedback. Open to students who have completed at least one course in creative writing or wh...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4106 - NWRW 0999 A
  • Cohen, Alice
Sep 25 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't, wrote Mark Twain. His words have even more resonance today, when so many actual events are harder to believe than the inventions of a novelist. Nonfiction offers limitless creative possibilities for contemporary writers willing to observe our complex world and translate their observations and experiences into dynamic prose full of insight and provocative idea...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4094 - NWRW 0884 A
  • Schulman, Candy
Aug 28 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
“Personal writing sometimes seems more ubiquitous than ever, available everywhere in the form of blogs, reviews, and emerging publications. But what makes an essay successful, important, and necessary? In this course, we will think about the work that essay writing can accomplish in regards to achieving truth, mining your own depths, and engaging with culture. We will discuss nonfiction writing that spans from addres...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4123 - NWRW 0017 A
  • Wu, Kyle
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
This workshop combines in-class writing and weekly assignments with readings of published work to provide serious beginners and more experienced writers with the opportunity to delve into personsal essays, memoir, and documentary and literary journalism--all the forms that make up the world of creative nonfiction.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4081 - NWRW 0403 A
  • Graves, Seth
Aug 26 - Dec 16
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
Students explore the personal essay, reportage, biography, travel writing, food writing, profile, memoir, and linked fragments. Dialogue, setting, characterization, plot, and narrative voice are emphasized. The discipline of writing regularly is supported through the assignment of short weekly exercises as well as longer pieces that are workshopped in class.
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4097 - NWRW 0405 A
  • Pastore, Christophe
Aug 26 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
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