ENG-220.1   Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop 3 credits

Prerequisites: Permission

In this workshop students will both study examples of and write various kinds of creative nonfiction, such as memoir, travel writing, nature writing, cultural criticism, and literary journalism. Students will read the work of their classmates as well as that of published authors, who may include Tom Wolfe, Annie Dillard, Rebecca Solnit, Kim Barnes, and John McPhee. Special emphasis will be given to understanding the forms and strategies of creative nonfiction, critically responding to others' work, and generating and revising one's own work.