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2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog

Creative Writing


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Angela Jones-OBrien, Interim Pre-College Director
Steven Kleinman, Summer Institute Creative Writing Coordinator
precollege@uarts.edu
215-717-6430

C O N T E N T S

Application

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Description

Focus on developing your voice while exploring contemporary approaches to writing. Compose original work in various formats, based on prompts that incite experimentation, while participating in critiques with peers and faculty.

Program Objectives

After completion of this program, students will:

  • Complete a polished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry.

  • Learn skills in critical thinking and revision practice through peer review and workshopping.

  • Build skills in writing autobiographically and/or writing from lived experience.

  • Gain facility with character development, plot and short story devices such as imagery, symbolism, perspective, voice and tone.

  • Hone skills in poetry, considering structure, rhyme, image, as well as performative aspects.

Program Requirements (3 credits)

Major Requirements (3 credits)


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