Personal Essay II
Expand your knowledge of what makes personal essays strong in this course for those familiar with personal essay basics.
What you can learn.
- Explore life-changing moments alongside little decisions that set you on a new path
- Write and revise at least one personal essay about your own life
- Identify publication opportunities and the best markets for your work
About this course:Unlike fiction, personal essay offers an opportunity to explore the choices you've made, whether life-changing moments or those little decisions that set us on a new course. Through this exploration, you come to a better understanding of family dynamics and how events from the past have affected the choices you make today. In this course, you expand your knowledge of what makes an essay stronger, more compelling, and more honest. This course guides you to write and revise one or more personal essays to be submitted for publication and to pinpoint the best markets and outlets for your work.
WRITING X 422.1 Personal Essay I or comparable workshop experience.
Summer 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.