Creative Nonfiction III


Polish your memoir and personal essay collections in this advanced workshop for students with works-in-progress.


What you can learn.

  • Sustain your voice and narrative energy through a full draft
  • Develop self-editing techniques to help you complete a thorough revision
  • Learn about the publication market for creative nonfiction
  • Make progress toward your writing goals

About this course:

Designed for serious writers who seek to refine their creative nonfiction manuscripts--including memoirs and personal essay collections--into polished works, this intensive workshop helps you polish your writing and find your narrative's energy and unique voice. You also develop and perfect self-editing techniques as well as explore the current market. The course goal is to have two new chapters or two new short essays ready to submit to publishers, ideas of where to submit work, and a deeper understanding of this artistic form.

WRITING X 421.2 Creative Nonfiction II or comparable workshop experience.

Admission to this course is by application only and the selection process is competitive. It is recommended that students take intermediate-level courses prior to submitting their work. When this course is open for enrollment, click "See Details" for application guidelines and quarterly application deadlines.

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