New York City/Zoom classes
The syllabus varies from teacher to teacher, term to term. But many of the topics will be similar to those covered in the Online classes.
Memoir: An aspect of life. Mining your memory. Telling a real-life story.
Personal Essay: Any topic goes. Make it personal and universal. Shape and voice.
Feature Articles: Telling a journalistic story. Feature structure. Feature ingredients.
Profiles: Selecting someone to write about. Interviewing. Capturing a person on the page.
Reviews: Purpose of a review. Facts and opinion. Playing to your audience.
College Essays: Finding a fresh topic. Telling a good story. Enticers—opening, details, scenes.
Note: Content may vary among individual classes.