MCW650A Adv Workshop in Lit Nonfiction
Lead Faculty: Dr. Colin Dickey
Course DescriptionThis intensive writing workshop will explore the artistandapos;s quest for truth and address the question: how do we as writers in a post-modern age where memory, image and testimony are all suspect, know what we know? This course includes reading a selection of classic and contemporary literary nonfiction with selections from memoir, personal essay, travel writing, and literary journalism. Students will submit original manuscripts, critique the manuscripts of peers, and will submit revised work for peer and faculty review. (May not duplicate content of MCW 50B)
- Create publishable-quality works showing originality and insight.
- Critique one anotherandapos;s writing through synchronous and asynchronous responses.
- Critically analyze elements of literary writing.
- Apply critical and independent thinking to an analysis of oneandapos;s work.
- Identify ethical practices and policies relevant to course topics.