Catalogue 2018 - 2019

ENGL 354 Creative Non-Fiction Workshop


3 cr.


Junior standing and "C" or better in ENGL 133, or permission of English 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..


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

This course satisfies one of the Writing Intensive course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.