Through this course, students are challenged to develop their practice and understanding of the craft ofcreative nonfiction, improve their critical skills in the reading of nonfiction by others, and gain increaseddepth and flexibility in their writing of prose. This course concentrates on conventions, techniques,terminology, concepts, critiques, and theories within contemporary creative nonfiction. Students write andrevise nonfiction in a variety of forms and engage in substantial critical reading of published works.Students will focus on close reading and craft analysis through the work of annotations and may completea portfolio presenting the evolution and accomplishment of their work over the semester. This course?sspecific topics within creative nonfiction vary, and the course may be repeated one time for credit. Noprerequisite. WAC 2: Writing and Research in the Liberal Arts & Artistic Expression