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Course Description

ENG 159
Short-Form Nonfiction Writing Workshop
Fall

Workshop in writing short, nonfiction articles and essays for magazines, newspapers, and online publications. This may be a topic-focused course (e.g., travel writing, food writing, etc.), or it may focus on general interest writing. Students will research, report, and write fact-based articles and essays, with an emphasis on mastering story structure. It will include in-class discussion of original material, with strong emphasis on self-criticism and revision.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Sarah Pollock

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ENG 160
Students minoring in journalism and majoring in English: English courses which count toward the journalism minor and which are not included as credits toward the English major shall, for purposes of the English major, be included in the 17 electives required outside of English.
Limit fifteen students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Create, Innovate & Experiment, Written & Oral Comm II

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Contemporary Writers Series

The Place for Writers

580 Split, Creative Writing Journal of Literature & Art

The Walrus

Campanil

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P: 510.430.2217
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E: english@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17