This writing workshop is based on the art and craft of the personal essay, a form of creative nonfiction characterized by its commitment to self-exploration and experiment. Students will submit their own personal essays for workshop, and become acquainted with the history and contemporary resurgence of the form.
Note: Admission by portfolio. The portfolio should contain 5-10 pages (double-spaced) of your strongest fiction or non-fiction writing. Please email your portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 1st (for Fall course offering) or October 1st (for Winter course offering).