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Writing Experiments

ENGL 514.640
instructor(s):
W 5:15-8:15pm

Course Online: Synchronous Format

In this creative writing workshop, students will try their hand at multiple genres, and will explore and challenge the boundaries between them. When does a poem behave as a story? When does a personal essay turn into a lyric soundscape? How does bringing an attitude of experimentation and play to our writing deepen what we know about our craft and encourage us to try new tools and bring a fresh aliveness to the tools we thought we knew how to use all along? Over the course of the semester, we’ll read a number of adventurous and rule-breaking texts as well as workshop our own original writing.