Creative Non-Fiction Workshop (ENGL6984)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study introduces students to the principles and practices of creative non-fiction: a diverse genre that can include travel, memoir, biography, personal essays, and historical, medical, investigative, or literary narrative. The unit provides a scholarly framework to creative non-fiction writing and the work of writers such as novelists, essayists and journalists. In addition to the content provided by the co-ordinators, three major contemporary writers take participants through the process of composition of their recent works.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

1x2000wd exegesis/research essay (45%), 1x2000wd creative non-fiction story (45%), seminar participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

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