Dear Future Creative Writing Student,
Hi! I’m Dylan Nanjad, and I’m writing to give you a sort of heads up about this class. I chose this class because I had … Read More
Sarvesh and Matthew Chat
Sarvesh: S Matthew: M Me: D
S: Y’all wanna do something?
S: Week after next week. I think. Isn’t it usually last two weeks … Read More
Writing dialogue was new to me, and I really enjoyed it. Thinking about how to convey someone’s emotions and personality is an interesting challenge. Sharing the texting dialogue was really … Read More
Most of my time is spent watching, listening
and thinking. In all of those actions I am wandering.
I live in a neighborhood where I grew up in but … Read More
Poetry wasn’t something I was ever interested in. I only read poems as part of assignments or when a friend shares it with me. This section of class definitely made … Read More
He was standing in what felt like a black room. As he turned around to get his bearings, the man’s feet caused black ripples to crawl to life. He paused … Read More
Pieta by Kevin Young – I found this poem by chance while going through the Poetry Foundation website. What struck me was how the lines were spaced apart. It felt … Read More
Writing short stories was something completely new to me. But much like the memoirs, I ended up loving the process. I spend most of my time overthinking, and tend to … Read More
Chin’s rendition was jarring. I’ve never heard someone speak so openly at a public gathering. But it was more than that. Her frustration and pure rage at those responsible for … Read More