Spiritual Writing

5-Week Online Class

Spiritual Writing

June 25 - July 30

$260 if registered by 6/04/2018
$310 if registered after 6/04/2018

Your course registration includes a free 4-issue subscription to Creative Nonfiction or a free ebook; click here for more details.

Refund and cancellation policies

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Instructor: Jessica Griffith or Jonathan Callard

This course will ask, what, if anything, can make nonfiction writing “spiritual”? How to write about something so personal and powerful and share it with an audience of differing beliefs or traditions? How to move beyond the saccharine to illuminate a truth? You will choose a spiritual question or subject to explore in-depth, and will investigate this topic by writing two 500-word pieces and one article/essay of up to 4,000 words. The class will focus on getting started, gathering material, and revising for publication. Writers from all backgrounds and faiths are welcome.

Week 1: Shaping the Spiritual
Week 2: Framing the “I” in Faith
Week 3: Engaging the Other
Week 4: Speaking to You
Week 5: Re-Seeing and Representing Your Work


See the complete syllabus here »

 

* US residents will receive a complimentary 4-issue subscription to Creative Nonfiction with their online class registration (or a 4-issue extension to their existing subscription). Students outside the US can receive a free copy of the ebook Creating Nonfiction, or can choose to receive a 4-issue print subscription for the cost of shipping fees. We regret that we are not able to supply complimentary digital subscriptions for international students at this time.

If you are an international student who would like a print subscription instead of an ebook, please contact us at information@creativenonfiction.org after you register.

Refund and cancellation policies:

By 5pm EST on the Monday before classes begin (one week prior to start date):
You may request a refund (less a $50 application fee) or request a transfer to another course in the same term or future term (no fee).Transfer credits must be applied within two years of your cancellation date.

By 5pm EST on the Friday at the end of the first week of classes:
You may transfer your enrollment credit to a future course (less a $95 processing fee for 10-week courses or a $75 processing fee for 5-week courses). Transfer credits must be applied within two years of your cancellation date. You may switch to another class in the same term (subject to availability) for a $25 fee.

No refunds or transfers will be offered after 5 pm on Friday of the first week of classes.