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“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
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
In this workshop, each writer identifies and develops a few stories the world needs to hear. Together we experiment with different genres, from poems and personal essays to pamphlets and manifestos; consider a range of intercon- necting issues, including climate change, xenophobia, and inequality; and brainstorm ways to share our ideas and stories with audiences within and beyond our New School and social media commu...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4099 - NWRW 0415 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Aug 26 - Dec 15
Fall 2019
In this course, each student develops a children’s book from an initial concept to a “dummy” ready for submission to a publisher. The class explores the entire production process, including searching for ideas, writing a first draft, making sketches and character studies, editing, creating finished artwork and dummies, and writing cover letters and submitting a finished work to publishers.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4098 - NWRW 0812 A
  • Hann, Jacquie
Aug 26 - Dec 16
On Campus
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Wordpress, Pinterest, Buffer, Klout, YouTube? It's difficult for writers, artists, and others in creative fields to navigate the ever-shifting landscape of the Internet. As confusing a time as this is, the internet offers enormous potential to put our best work forward. In this course, we examine the titans of internet content creation and publication within the context of creative professi...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3235 - NWRW 2002 A
  • Osworth, Alison
Aug 29 - Dec 12
On Campus
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
How do you start writing a play? In this workshop, students use personal experience as a springboard for generating original characters, stories, and imagery for the stage. Basic elements of playwriting are explored through in-class writing exercises and weekly writing assignments. We experiment with the possibilities of dramatic storytelling, with an emphasis on fictionalizing and transforming personal experiences a...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1890 - NWRW 3708 A
  • Cohen, Alice
Aug 28 - Dec 11
On Campus
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
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