NWRG

5300

Non-Fiction Workshop

Schools of Public Engagement: MFA Writing Program

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Non-Fiction Workshop

Spring 2020

Taught By: Robert Polito

Section: A

CRN: 1011

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' nonfiction, usually in the form of personal reminiscence, reflective essay, reportage, and biography. Students learn how to choose a subject; develop a sense of structure, tone, style, and personal voice; and attend to such techniques as characterization, dialogue, imagery, metaphor, and dramatic development, as well as to the skills of interviewing and documentary research.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:10am 9/20/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building:

Room:

Date Range: 1/27/2020 - 5/11/2020

Non-Fiction Workshop

Spring 2020

Taught By: Honor Moore

Section: B

CRN: 1331

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' nonfiction, usually in the form of personal reminiscence, reflective essay, reportage, and biography. Students learn how to choose a subject; develop a sense of structure, tone, style, and personal voice; and attend to such techniques as characterization, dialogue, imagery, metaphor, and dramatic development, as well as to the skills of interviewing and documentary research.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:10am 9/20/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building:

Room:

Date Range: 1/27/2020 - 5/11/2020

Non-Fiction Workshop

Fall 2019

Taught By: James Lasdun

Section: A

CRN: 1083

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' nonfiction, usually in the form of personal reminiscence, reflective essay, reportage, and biography. Students learn how to choose a subject; develop a sense of structure, tone, style, and personal voice; and attend to such techniques as characterization, dialogue, imagery, metaphor, and dramatic development, as well as to the skills of interviewing and documentary research.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:15am 9/20/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 465

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019

Non-Fiction Workshop

Fall 2019

Taught By: Brenda Wineapple

Section: B

CRN: 1336

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' nonfiction, usually in the form of personal reminiscence, reflective essay, reportage, and biography. Students learn how to choose a subject; develop a sense of structure, tone, style, and personal voice; and attend to such techniques as characterization, dialogue, imagery, metaphor, and dramatic development, as well as to the skills of interviewing and documentary research.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:15am 9/20/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 502

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019

Non-Fiction Workshop

Fall 2019

Taught By: Susan Cheever

Section: C

CRN: 1419

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' nonfiction, usually in the form of personal reminiscence, reflective essay, reportage, and biography. Students learn how to choose a subject; develop a sense of structure, tone, style, and personal voice; and attend to such techniques as characterization, dialogue, imagery, metaphor, and dramatic development, as well as to the skills of interviewing and documentary research.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:15am 9/20/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 513

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019