Creative Writing

This course will not be offered in the upcoming year.

Instructors:    Ms. Joanna Chen (poetry)

                     Ms. Ilene Prusher (creative nonfiction)

                     Ms. Janice Weizman (prose fiction)

 

Creative Writing at David Yellin College's Text and Publishing Studies program begins with a first semester course that encompasses a range of literary forms: poetry, prose fiction and creative nonfiction/personal memoir. The second semester consists of specialized courses in these genres.

 

Semester One - Experiences in Creative Writing

Course Duration and Credit: Classes will take place on Monday evenings from 17:00 - 19:30 over fourteen weeks and will confer 1.5 annual credit hours.

Conducted by veteran writer-instructors,each class session will consist of discussions of key readings by prominent authors and poets, written exercises and review.

The course participant will complete the course having experienced a range of literary forms and methods that are further explored in the specialized focus courses offered during the second semester.

 

Semester Two -  Focus Courses and Mentoring in Prose Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Personal History/Memoir

Course Duration and Credit: Classes will take place once weekly from 17:00 - 19:30 over fourteen weeks and will confer 1.5 annual credit hours.

Geared to continuing students and advanced participants who seek to further develop their work in a specific form, courses[1] will provide instruction, mentoring and peer feedback in

  • Poetry
  • Prose
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Personal History/Memoir

 



Tuition Cost:
1,500 NIS for each semester (not including registration fee).

For More Information and to Registration: Contact Mr. Nathaniel Sarfaty or Ms. Yael Cohen at Tel. (02) 6587528/541 or by email at hemshech@dyellin.ac.il.

 

Visit the Text and Publishing Program at www.dyellin.ac.il/newpublishing, and The 21st Century Text (http://21centurytext.wordpress.com).


 [1] The availability and duration of the focus courses is contingent on sufficient enrollment. Course offerings and schedules will be announced during Semester One.