The University of Iowa

Nonfiction Writing

The Nonfiction Writing Program MFA faculty consists of eight core faculty members from the English Department, with regular guest writers who visit for a week or a semester at a time. The nonfiction faculty also teach undergraduate nonfiction and literature courses.

Recent Faculty Publications:

Sample Nonfiction Writing Program Courses:

  • 8N:145 Multimedia Writing: The Radio Essay
  • 8N:262 Readings in Nonfiction: History of the Essay
  • 8N:262 Readings in Nonfiction: Literary Magazine Survey
  • 8N:262 Readings in Nonfiction: Memoir
  • 8N:350 Essay Writing Workshop
  • 8N:355 Nonfiction Writing Workshop: The Ethnographic Essay

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