English 143N

Prose Nonfiction: The Personal Essay

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2015 Kleege, Georgina
MW 9:30-11 301 Wheeler

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Sullivan, John Jeremiah: The Best American Essays 2014


This course is a creative writing workshop to explore the art and craft of the personal essay.  We will read and discuss the essays in the assigned anthology as well as work submitted by students.  Writing assignments will include three short exercises (approximately two pages each) and two new essays (approximately 10-20 pages each).

Only continuing UC Berkeley students are eligible to apply for this course. To be considered for admission, please electronically submit 5-10 double-spaced pages of your creative nonfiction by clicking on the link below; fill out the application you'll find there and attach the writing sample as a Word document or .rtf file. The deadline for completing this application process is 4 P.M., FRIDAY, APRIL 17.

Also be sure to read the paragraph concerning creative writing courses on page 1 of the instructions area of this Announcement of Classes for further information regarding enrollment in such courses.

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