Creative Nonfiction

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.

Reading/Writing assignments:
6-8 hours or reading and writing weekly. Individual meetings every other week with the instructor.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Apply online. 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 18, 2015..




Mondays, 1:30 to 4:20 pm


John McPhee