MFA 600 Creative Nonfiction Writing

Creative non fiction spans a huge array of material from personal narrative (essay, memoir, travel, nature) to inspirational and self help books and on into professional writing, in any and all themes. This course will visit the wide array of creative non fiction through reading, discussion, exercises and brief writing assignments, as well as writing for feedback. Writing non fiction for young audiences will also be explored. The student will explore various genres of creative non fiction and begin to articulate the personal goals for this field that he or she has.