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ENGL 4522 Advanced Creative Nonfiction: Memoir, Biography, Profile (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An advanced creative nonfiction workshop on writing memoir and literary profiles. Weekly readings by contemporary writers will serve as models for writing by each workshop member (4-5 pages of new work weekly through early November; the last month of class will focus on revision). Our emphasis will be on student writing and critique, with attention given to genre, audience, and revision. Workshop assessment and peer-review will be supplemented by conferences. Given the intensive nature of the workshop, attendance and participation are especially important. Final assessment by portfolio.


Instructor(s): Amy Boesky

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13