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Writers Gym
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
Micro Essay
This intensive workshop focuses on short nonfiction, as both finished work and scaffolding for compression, lyricism, and experimentation in longer prose narratives. The course explores a variety of short (500-750-word) nonfiction forms, including memoir/personal essay, argument, social commentary, meditation, reflection, criticism, and cross-genre hybrids in both print and online publications. Participants write, cr...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4118 - NWRW 0429 A
  • McKeithen, Madge
Nov 02 - Nov 09
On Campus
Saturday
11:00 - 4:00 PM
Fall 2019
Literary Translation Workshop
This course introduces students to the art of literary translation and gives them the opportunity to workshop their own projects. It is open to both graduate and undergraduate students, working in any genre, so long as they have advanced reading proficiency in their source language and fluency in the target language (English). We will consider translation as a mode of 1) reading and interpretation; 2) constrained wri...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3372 - NWRG 5951 A
  • Vinokur, Val
Aug 29 - Dec 12
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 6:30 PM
Fall 2019
Writers Gym
Sometimes, the most inspiring place to write is in a room full of writers. Writers’ Gym is a hands-on, improvisational writing workshop. This weekly writing “work-out” is designed to help students increase their flexibility and spontaneity, and generate new work. For a substantial portion of every class, students will be writing in response to prompts provided by the instructor. In this multi-genre course, students w...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4105 - NWRW 3999 A
  • Cohen, Alice
Sep 25 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
The Micro Essay
Short nonfiction, as both finished work and scaffolding for compression, lyricism, and experimentation in longer prose narratives is widely written and read today. This course explores a variety of short (500-2000 words) creative nonfiction forms including memoir/personal essay, argument, social commentary, meditation, reflection, criticism, and cross-genre hybrids. Workshop participants will read short form nonficti...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4108 - NWRW 3429 A
  • McKeithen, Madge
Nov 02 - Nov 09
On Campus
Saturday
11:00 - 4:00 PM
Fall 2019
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