Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This course is a little gem of mind expansion exercises.
Creative Nonfiction 101
David Graham
computer analyst
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A very inspiring and informative introduction to the foundation of several types of nonfiction writing.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Clare Dodd
writer & social media manager
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I have honestly found every week's lecture to be interesting, with something new and unexpected. I will return to the lectures long after the course has finished. It is just the most fantastic thing to be able to learn from an instructor in New York.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Margarita Crutchley
assistant, photo library
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Great overview of various types of creative nonfiction from a seasoned professional.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Alynn Beyder
product marketing manager
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This is the first class you want to take if you have a serious interest in writing creative nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Mimi Gupta
engineer/blogger
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Great introduction to the different styles of nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Lynn Fletcher
sommelier
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Really effective at bumping up my own knowledge about the genre of Creative Nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Andrea Johnston
reading/writing teacher
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I really gives you a feel for and some practical practice with the different genres within creative nonfiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Jacqueline Denton
full-time parent
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The teacher's advice and suggestions for improvements were spot on and eagerly awaited.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Tina Silverman
artist
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I took the course because I hadn't written anything but a journal for 20 years. I wondered if I had skill and what kinds of writing I would enjoy, and now I have answers to those questions. It's a terrific course for anyone who wants to explore the basics of nonfiction writing.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Margaret Hamilton
homemaker
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Gotham Writers is an essential part of the New York experience.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Wayne Taylor
retired
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This is the perfect way to figure out what style of nonfiction writing you're most interested in pursuing.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Elisabeth Norton
writer
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The course gave me a wonderful overview of a variety of styles. I learned the difference between a memoir and a personal essay, between feature journalism and hard news, how to profile someone, and how to format news articles.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Helen Aki
student
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This is the best writing class I’ve taken. The quality of instruction was superb, and the small class size allowed a lot of feedback.
Creative Nonfiction 101
David Marino
consultant
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Really, really helpful. It's impacted my career.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Olayinka Ambali
editor
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This course enabled me to take a quantum leap in the quality of my nonfiction writing.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Freddi Steele
stained glass artist
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If you're looking for a challenging and fun overview of nonfiction writing, this is the class for you. Each week covers a different area of nonfiction, which means you get to try lots of different things, and hopefully find the one that speaks to you. I know more now than I did going in, and feel confident signing up for a more in-depth class on a particular area of nonfiction now, thanks to the great structure and teacher.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Piper Goodeve
audiobook narrator
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It allowed me to open up the creative side of myself that I often don't get to use in my Monday to Friday work life.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Ashlea Cook
registered nurse
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A very good intro to creative nonfiction with helpful prompts and exercises that will get you thinking about your writing in a new way.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Laura McCabe
legal assistant
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This course de-codes creative nonfiction and teaches real world techniques that writers can use, not only to be better at the craft, but to also navigate the business of writing creative non-fiction.
Creative Nonfiction 101
Michelle McAfee
songwriter/photographer
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