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Spring 2018-2019
JRN 240 / CWR 240 (LA)   na, npdf

Creative Non-Fiction

John A. McPhee

ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.

This is a course in factual writing and what has become known as literary non-fiction, emphasizing writing and including several reading assignments from the work of John McPhee and others. Enrollment is limited to 16 second-year students, by application only.


Reading/Writing assignments:
6-8 hours of reading and writing weekly. Individual meetings every other week with the instructor.

Requirements/Grading:
Papers - 75%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Other Requirements:
Open to Sophomores Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Application at https://journalism.princeton.edu/courses/creative-non-fiction-3. For the writing sample, submit whatever you consider to be your best work, from any source, written since you came to Princeton, including, if you like, a new piece written for the application. Application deadline is 12 noon on Friday, November 16, 2018..

Other information:
John McPhee is a Pulitzer Prize-winning New Yorker magazine writer and an author of more than 30 books.

Website:  http://journalism.princeton.edu/courses/creative-non-fiction-3

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41453 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M        Enrolled:16 Limit:16 Closed