Creative Writing: Advanced Nonfiction Prose: Thinking on the Page Thinking on the Page English 4520 Semester Fall Year 2020 Julija Sukys Tuesday Thursday 9:30-10:45am Middlebush 11 Course Description In telling stories and drawing lessons from their lives, skilled essayists offer their readers insight, artistry, self-critique, and honesty. They also take a reader on a thining journey. Really good essays paint the portrait of a mind thinking and are always about something bigger than their author. The most successful of such texts reveal something not only about the writers but also about the reader. In this class we will read the texts of expert practitioners of the essay form. We will also write and workshop our own.