English Cwsr. The Art of Writing about Science and the Environment: Workshop

    Instructor: Russ Rymer
    Thursday, 3:00-5:45pm | Location: Barker 024
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    ​​​​​​​Enrollment: Limited to 12 students

    This is a seminar in creative nonfiction writing that will take science and the environment as its subject matter. Students will research and write a series of magazine-style articles about science or scientists, intended for a general readership. Along the way, they will hone their interviewing and research skills and expressive capabilities, while contending with issues of factual accuracy, creative license, authority, and responsibility, along with the basic tenets of longform nonfiction. Ultimately students will explore the ways that hard science and subjective prose are interrelated forms. No prior experience with science is required.

    Supplemental Application Information: TBA

    Apply via Submittable (deadline: Saturday, January 15 at 11:59pm ET)