WN071: Creative Non-Fiction – Writing the ‘Real’

  • 21 Nov 2023
  • 12 Dec 2023
  • 4 sessions
  • 21 Nov 2023, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (CET)
  • 28 Nov 2023, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (CET)
  • 05 Dec 2023, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (CET)
  • 12 Dec 2023, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (CET)
  • 120 rue de la Boétie (Rez de chaussée), 75008 Paris Door Code 1825
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  • Includes a 3 month WICE membership

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This course focuses on creative non-fiction writing, including memoir, profiles, reviews, personal essays and human-interest articles. With instruction on interviewing, research, structure and literary techniques, the workshop comprises in-class exercises and discussion, in an interactive format. Participants will develop skills to produce creative non-fiction writing of high, publishable quality. Level: from beginner to intermediate.

About the Instructor: Alecia McKenzie is a writer and editor based in Paris. Her first collection of short stories, Satellite City, and her novel Sweetheart have both won Commonwealth literary prizes. Sweetheart - translated into French as Trésor - was awarded the Prix Carbet des lycéens in 2017. Other books include Stories from Yard and A Million Aunties (her most recent novel, longlisted for the Dublin Literary Award). She holds an MSc from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and has written numerous articles for a wide range of international publications. Website: www.aleciamckenzie.com

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