Short Form Nonfiction

Schools of Public Engagement: Writing Program

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Short Form Nonfiction

Spring 2023

Taught By: Madge McKeithen

Section: A

CRN: 8975

Credits: 3

Short (or flash) nonfiction, as finished work in itself and as an approach to constructing longer work is widely written and read today and has a rich and varied history. This course explores opinion pieces, lyric essays, humor, spoken word, social commentary, memoir, letters, prose poems, and hybrid short forms of nonfiction narrative. Participants will write and revise 8 short (500- 750 word) original works. Close reading of short published nonfiction works will focus our discussion of nonfiction craft techniques.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Asynchronous

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few 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: 6:52am 10/2/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Building: Online Course

Room: 999

Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/17/2023