Mar 22, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 566 - Advanced Creative Nonfiction

Graduate creative nonfiction writing workshop examining the craft of creative nonfiction, as well as experimenting with form and technique, with emphasis on the revision process. Department permission. ENG 566 and ENG 466 are layered courses; a student may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisite: admission to the online professional and creative writing MA.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Learn how to articulate the effectiveness of “voice” and will learn to develop their own individual voices, modulating tone and experimenting with irony as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate advanced revision/editing skills to become their own best editors.
  • Learn to perform their work at an advanced level.
  • Engage in scholarly dialogue, analyze cotemporary examples of creative non-fiction, taking advantage of visiting writers, consider how such works are structured and arranged, and analyzing them from the writer’s point of view, considering the tools of the craft.

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