English 143N

Prose Nonfiction: The Personal Essay

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2021 Kleege, Georgina
TTh 9:30-11 305 Wheeler

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Aciman, A.: The Best American Essays 2020


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 the assigned anthology, as well as students’ exercises and essays.  Writing assignments will include three short writing exercises (2 pages each) and two new essays (10-20 pages each). 

Please submit 5-10 pages of your creative nonfiction (no poetry, fiction, or academic writing). Include your name and email address on the first page of your writing sample. 

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