English 143N

Prose Nonfiction: The Personal Essay

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
2 Spring 2009 Kleege, Georgina
Kleege, Georgina
MW 3-4:30 305 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Book List: Lopate, P. ed.: The Art of the Personal Essay.


This class will be conducted as a writing workshop to explore the art and craft of the personal essay.  We will closely examine the essays in Phillip Lopate’s anthology, as well as students’ exercises and essays.  Writing assignments will include 3 short writing exercises (2 pages each) and two new essays (8-15 pages each). 

To be considered for admission in this course, please submit 5-10 photocopied pages of your creative nonfiction (no poetry or academic writing), along with an application form, to Professor Kleege’s mailbox in 322 Wheeler, BY 4:00 P.M., October 28, AT THE LATEST.

Be sure to read the paragraph concerning creative writing courses on page 2 of this Announcement of Classes for further information regarding enrollment in such courses.

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