Workshop Catalog – Creative Nonfiction

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Jeff Biggers

Appalachia and Abroad: A Workshop in Travel Writing


February 11 to March 8, 2019

A fun workshop on narrative nonfiction techniques that can turn your travel stories—from your backyard to journeys abroad—into magazine and newspaper pieces, blogs, or even personal memoir. Recommended for beginning and intermediate writers of creative nonfiction... [more]

Roger May

Home - Documenting Place in Words and Images


March 11 to April 5, 2019

This course explores the art and craft of documenting place through words and images. Students will use their cities or towns as practice grounds to learn the skills essential to creating both documentary writing and photography and explore how these two genres can be used... [more]

Jesse Donaldson

Era of Ego: Writing Memoir in the 21st Century


April 8 to May 3, 2019

This workshop will explore pathways to rise above the din of a memoir-saturated era. Most of these pathways begin with craft, so particular attention will be paid to beginnings/endings, plot/structure, developing a voice through language, and representing place. We... [more]