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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: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4094 - NWRW 0884 A
  • Schulman, Candy
Sep 02 - Dec 16
Online
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
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 commun...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4099 - NWRW 0415 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't," wrote Mark Twain. His words have even more resonance today, when 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 experiences into dynamic prose full of insight and provocative ideas. This workshop is for...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1654 - NWRW 3403 A
  • Schulman, Candy
Sep 02 - Dec 16
Online
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2020
This workshop is for serious beginners as well as more experienced writers who want to delve into the still-evolving genre of creative nonfiction, which includes personal essay, memoir, documentary, and literary journalism. Through in-class writing and weekly assignments, students develop the skills to build a narrative frame around real-life events and situations. Student work is read and discussed in class.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4093 - NWRW 2401 B
  • Liu, Betty
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 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 4119 - NWRW 1107 A
  • Jacob, Mira
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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