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ENGL BC3120 Creative Non-Fiction: Making Facts Sing. 3 points.

Please note that the option to take creative writing courses for 4 points is open only to senior English majors with a verified concentration in creative writing once per senior year in order to fulfill the concentration's senior project requirement.

Prerequisites: Writing sample required to apply. Instructions and the application form can be found here: https://english.barnard.edu/departmental-forms#creativewriting.

This course will challenge students to take on what are considered either difficult topics (e.g. in science and math) or "mundane" topics and create convincing and clear narratives therefrom. We will consider writing from John McPhee, Natalie Angier, Oliver Sacks, Nicholson Baker, and others. Through iterative writing exercises, research, and interviews, students will learn how to breathe life into complex material.

Fall 2017: ENGL BC3120
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ENGL 3120 001/06759 T 10:10am - 12:00pm
307 Milbank Hall
Alexandra Horowitz 3 7/12