Remaking the World Through Creative Nonfiction

Cre­ative non­fic­tion attends to the real by using lit­er­ary and sto­ry­telling effects that tune your ear to lan­guage and voice while draw­ing on a doc­u­men­tary approach. Through short talks, dia­logue, in-class writ­ing, and read­ings, we will explore this wide-rang­ing essay that can include: the per­son­al essay, reportage or eye­wit­ness accounts, por­traits and biogra­phies, mem­oir and auto­bi­ogra­phies, social and fam­i­ly his­to­ries, the jour­nal and diaries, the lyric or seg­ment­ed essay, cul­tur­al analy­sis and reviews, trav­el and explo­ration accounts, nature and envi­ron­men­tal writ­ing, sci­ence writ­ing, pho­to or image/​text essay, opin­ion essays, inves­tiga­tive writ­ing, and lit­er­ary journalism.
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