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Writing Nonfiction Prose

Campbell, Lewis, Miller

In this class students will learn the basics of writing creative nonfiction by reading and discussing excellent examples in the genre and through practical writing exercises.  Students will consider a range of ethical issues, strategies, and various forms of creative nonfiction.  They will pay a great deal of attention to style with the intent of improving clarity and developing their own voice.  They will develop the editor within through participating in writing workshops and discover that the best nonfiction is grounded in fact.

Satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.


First-year students require permission of the instructor.
Course may be repeated for credit if taught by two different professors.