This is a course dedicated to the practice of journalistic writing. Students will learn about a range of journalistic genres, which may include interviews, profiles, reportage, features, storytelling, and criticism, as well as a range of journalistic writing tools, which may include exposition, quotation, research methodology, and fact-checking.
Optional Live Session Times TBA
Workshop course limited to 17 students
You have the option to enroll in the individual course without committing to the entire Certificate in Creative Writing, enjoying the flexibility and expertise offered by Penn LPS Online to suit your schedule and interests.
*Academic credit is defined by the University of Pennsylvania as a course unit (c.u.). A course unit (c.u.) is a general measure of academic work over a period of time, typically a term (semester or summer). A c.u. (or a fraction of a c.u.) represents different types of academic work across different types of academic programs and is the basic unit of progress toward a degree. One c.u. is usually converted to a four-semester-hour course.
- 2017-2018 Digital Studies Fellow at Rutgers University-Camden
J †Johnson is the author of Trouble Songs: A Musicological Poetics (punctum books, 2018), and a poetry collection, The Book / Or / The Woods (punctum books, 2021). Their writing has appeared in PEN America, Jacket2, the tiny, Tarpaulin Sky, and elsewhere. A chapbook, trunc & frag, is at Our Teeth. They wrote the music and culture series Book Album Book at Fanzine, and are at work on a performative critical investigation of analog-digital interface, language-… Read more
- Faculty Director, Penn LPS Online Certificate in Creative Writing
- Director, Creative Writing Program
Julia Bloch received a BA in political philosophy at Carleton College, an MFA in creative writing/poetry at Mills College, and an MA and PhD in English literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Her interests in twentieth-century poetry and poetics include the North American long poem; formal hybridity; subjectivity; gender and sexuality; and genre theory. Her current book project, "Lyric after Epic: Gender and the Postwar Long Poem," investigates generic concordance and contention in the… Read more