Catalogue 2016 - 2017

ENGL 354 Creative Non-Fiction Workshop

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

A "C" or better in two 100-level writing classes, junior standing or permission of chair.

Course Description

This course is a genre which uses literary techniques to write about factual events, real people, and actual places. It can include nature and travel-writing, memoir, essay, biography, and literary journalism, as well as scripts for documentary films. Students will practice a variety of nonfiction writing skills such as researching, interviewing, drafting, and revising, with the aim of completing three articles of publishable quality; they will also consider how to tailor their writing so as to place it in an appropriate publication..

Notes

This course can be repeated for credit with Chair's permission.

Distribution

MR

Fee