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“The memoir is the novel of the 21st century,” writes Susan Cheever. This contemporary art form holds a prominent place in today’s literary world. Editors respond to voice and tone, where writers capture the story, transport readers to another place, and convey honest feelings. Memoirs range from the humorous style of David Sedaris, to the stark minimalism of Joan Didion and Nick Flynn, who push new boundaries. This ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3777 - NWRW 0410 A
  • Schulman, Candy
Jan 22 - May 06
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 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.
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3768 - NWRW 2401 A
  • Liu, Betty
Jan 21 - May 10
Online
Spring 2020
Why are some memoirs and essays almost impossible to put down? Open to writers of all levels, we explore ways to create suspenseful, compelling, page-turning nonfiction. We discuss aspects of writing that help hook a reader—including dialogue, character, when to reveal crucial information, and how to bring about the correct level of uncertainty in a reader’s mind. We put these elements of craft to use in our own subm...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 2793 - NWRW 3430 A
  • Sholl, Jessica
Jan 21 - May 05
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 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.
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3768 - NWRW 2401 A
  • Liu, Betty
Jan 21 - May 10
Online
Spring 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.
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3768 - NWRW 2401 A
  • Liu, Betty
Jan 21 - May 10
Online
Spring 2020
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