Creative Non-Fiction Writing

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Creative Non-Fiction Writing

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Creative Writing, English

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisites: ENG202 or permission of the instructor.

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Nonfiction is a genre that has grown more diverse and creative than ever, embracing all styles from serious to whimsical and encompassing every topic imaginable. This course will focus on the creative process and the generation of several different forms of writing within the nonfiction genre, including the personal essay, the memoir, biography, and the journalistic or magazine profile. Through the examination of professional examples of creative nonfiction, discussion, and critiques, students will become acquainted with the techniques and tools used to build a strong portfolio of literary and journalistic pieces.

    3 credit hours. Pre-requisites: ENG202 or permission of the instructor.

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