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Creative Writing 8-9: Introduction to Poetry, Fiction, & Creative Nonfiction

This intensive three-week course is an exploration into the craft of writing creatively. Students will read a variety of works including poems, short stories, memoirs, and personal essays by well-known authors, as well as essays on craft, to develop skills needed to form their own personalized writing process. Students will be able to recognize how each creative piece sets its own terms and lives by them. They will practice writing like a reader and reading like a writer. By the end of this course, students will have a portfolio of completed work along with feedback from their professor and peers. Most importantly, students will become part of a welcoming, engaging, and diverse writing community.

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Session One
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Course is Full
Session Two
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Course is Full
Grade(s)
8-9
at the time of application
Age(s)
13-15
on the first day of session