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Writers Workshops

Creative Nonfiction 2022-304/Online & In-Person

Course #2022-304
Wednesdays Starting August 3 6:30 pm–8:30 pm running 6 weeks The last two class gatherings on August 31 & September 7 will take place from 6 - 9 pm, in person at Inprint, 1520 West Main, 77006
Cost: $280 Instructor: Rosa Boshier

Please note that the first four online sessions of this workshop will be conducted via Zoom and participants will be provided information on how to join the sessions.

Schedule: This workshop will meet online for the first 4 weeks, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm CT and then in-person for the last 2 weeks from 6 – 9 pm CT. Please note that a remote option will not be available for the in-person meetings.

In this 6-week workshop students will learn the fundamentals of creative nonfiction writing. Studying and experimenting with a wide variety of forms, from personal essays to cultural criticism, students will mine daily life and personal perspectives to write compelling narratives. The first four sessions will include writing prompts and readings. The last two sessions, which will take place in person at Inprint, will culminate in 30-minute student workshops. We will discuss the work of a range of established and emerging contemporary nonfiction writers such as Sarah M. Broom, Claudia Rankine, Joan Didion, Natalie Lima, and more.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • To cultivate an understanding and practice of basic creative nonfiction writing techniques through class discussion, creative and intellectual exploration, and student writing
  • To equip students with various writing prompts and exercises to develop and sustain a writing practice beyond the class
  • To cultivate a community of peer readers to support your work

about the instructor

ROSE BOSHIER is a writer and editor whose fiction, essays, and art criticism have appeared in Artforum, Hyperallergic, Guernica, Catapult, Literary Hub, The Rumpus, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among others. She serves as Interviews and Reviews Editor at Gulf Coast magazine. She has taught writing, art history, and Latinx studies at The California Institute of the Arts, Otis College of Art & Design, and Pacific Northwest College of Art. Rosa is PhD candidate at the UH Creative Writing Program and a recipient of an Inprint Fondren Foundation Fellowship.

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