LIMITED TO 11 STUDENTS.
We will explore how the craft of writing enables us to tell our stories, investigate the subjects that interest us, and capture, as Joan Didion says, “what it was to be me.” Participants will sample the diverse canon of creative nonfiction, write their own nonfiction, and discuss classmates’ work in a supportive workshop setting.
Amanda Korman was a Henry Hoyns fellow at the University of Virginia’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, where she taught classes in fiction-writing and composition with a focus on memoir. She is an assistant editor at the Virginia Quarterly Review and a former reporter for the Berkshire Eagle in Massachusetts. She studied at Williams College, where she received the Henry Rutgers Conger Memorial Literary Prize.
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