Course Description

Often called the fourth genre because of its unique combination of poetry, fiction, and journalism, this workshop is designed for beginning writers and will include work on writing essays, memoirs, and literary journalism. You will share your work, critique the work of others, study, read, and discuss published authors and learn the tenets of each style of creative nonfiction. You will also gain insight into how to submit pieces for publication. Expect to write and receive verbal critiques of a piece of up to 5,000 words. The instructor Lincoln T. Beauchamp Jr. is a Chicago-based musician, writer, publisher, record producer, and promoter. Muddy Waters gave him the name Chicago Beau, and he has recorded and performed with some of the most respected names in music, including Memphis Slim, Archie Shepp, Pinetop Perkins, Fontella Bass, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the African choir Amakhono We Sinto, and Frank Zappa. Assignments will be facilitated through Blackboard. For further information please contact Lincoln T. Beauchamp at mestroisbeautes at gmail.com.


Ages 16+
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