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All levels | During this workshop, students with experience in creative nonfiction will further explore the genre by reading work that incorporates research, data, and other sources. Students will write and share their work while discussing texts. We will also discuss research methods and resources, citations, and how to add quantitative data to stories in compelling ways. Class work will include discussing reading (e.g., John McPhee, Amy Leach, Ta-Nehisi Coates), and producing a creative portfolio. Students will produce several medium-length essays culminating in a final long-form piece of writing incorporating research.
Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.
All times are listed in Pacific Time.
Class Type: 4 SessionsNonfiction
Start Date: 09/27/2018
End Date: 10/18/2018
Days of the Week: Thursday
Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Kevin O’Rourke lives in Seattle, where he works in publishing. His first book, the essay collection As If Seen at an Angle, was published by Tinderbox Editions.
A member of the National Book Critics Circle, he is an active literary and arts critic. Publications where his criticism has appeared include Ploughshares, the Kenyon Review, and Michigan Quarterly Review, where he is a regular contributor. His work is currently supported by a grant from 4Culture.