This is a course in factual writing and what has become known as literary nonfiction, emphasizing writing assignments and including several reading assignments from the work of John McPhee and others. Enrollment is limited to 16 second-year students, by application only.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Apply here. For the writing sample, submit whatever you consider to be your best work, from any source, written since you came to Princeton, including, if you like, a new piece written for the application. Application deadline is November 22, 2016. However, the application review process will begin on November 14..
John McPhee is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning New Yorker magazine writer and author of 30 books.