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Writing is largely a matter of habit (to paraphrase Flannery O’Connor), yet it’s not always easy to maintain a consistent writing practice. This course offers a supportive push for writers of all levels toward creating and cementing that habit. For both fiction and nonfiction writers, and at any stage of a project—from facing a blank page to a completing a draft of a story—we’ll use exercises, writing prompts, and a ...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1268 - NWRW 0625 A
  • Sholl, Jessica
Jun 02 - Jul 30
Online
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Summer 2020
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...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1266 - NWRW 0415 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
“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: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4123 - NWRW 0017 A
  • Kleeman, Alexandra
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4099 - NWRW 0415 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
The popularity of Young Adult Fiction has experienced an explosion over the last decade leading many new and established writers to the genre. In this workshop, students work through ten craft sessions covering what makes a YA book, focusing on voice, point of view, conflict, character, setting, dialogue, exposition, genre, and revision. We read short excerpts from YA fiction to illustrate each craft session and then...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 7252 - NWRW 0808 A
  • Goodman, Carol
Sep 28 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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