This is a new course for people who’ve completed the Introduction to Creative Nonfiction. The course will focus on reading and writing personal essays class by class in an intensive burst. There will be more opportunities to do your own writing and to workshop your texts as well as encounter new writers.
SUSANNA FORREST is the author of two critically acclaimed nonfiction titles that incorporate history, travel, memoir and reportage. Her latest, The Age of the Horse, is published by Atlantic Books in the UK and Australia, Atlantic Monthly Press in the USA and Hara Shobo in Japan. Described as “outstanding” (The Times) and a “work of art” (Booklist), its been an Amazon best-seller in the UK and Australia.
She’s written for the New York Times, Atlantic, Literary Hub, the Guardian, Telegraph, Times and others, and got her first break editing and commissioning writers at the Erotic Review magazine. In 2016 she won the Sophie Coe Prize for an essay on food history.