Personal Essay II

WRITING X 422.2

Expand your knowledge of what makes personal essays strong in this course for those familiar with personal essay basics.

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Remote Instruction
Online
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

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.
Prerequisites

WRITING X 422.1 Personal Essay I or comparable workshop experience.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
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Monday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Antonia Crane
375775
Fee:
$665.00
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Notes

No meeting November 11, 2020.

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 19, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Oct 5, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Oct 12, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Oct 19, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Oct 26, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 2, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 9, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 16, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 23, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 30, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Dec 7, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Michael Luongo
378412
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2021

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Brian Sonia-Wallace
377554
Fee:
$665.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 28, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jan 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jan 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Mar 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Mar 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Mar 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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