Academic Catalog 2020-21

CRWR 5301 Mentorship 1: Creative Nonfiction

Mentorship 1 places American creative nonfiction of the 21st century in its historical context in order to inform the students� stylistic and aesthetic choices for his or her work. Students are expected to become familiar with the history of the American essay. Students will read selected works along with essays that discuss the craft of prose writing. Regular writing exercises that arise from the readings are aimed towards generating new works for the end-of-semester portfolio. Every four weeks students will submit original creative writing to the mentor for feedback. Students will also engage in monthly online discussion/ workshops with their peers.


6.00 units