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The craft of creative nonfiction encourages discovery for writers and their readers. This workshop explores how to use strategies of storytelling to enrich professional writing.



  • Mimi Schwartz is Professor Emerita in Writing at Richard Stockton University and the author, most recently, of When History Is Personal (University of Nebraska Press, March 2018). Her other books include the award-winning Good Neighbors, Bad Times- Echoes of My Father’s German Village; Thoughts from a Queen-Sized Bed; and she is co-author of the popular Writing True, The Art and Craft of Creative Nonfiction. A winner of a ForeWord Book Award for Memoir (2008) and the New Hampshire Best Literary Nonfiction Award (2008), she has been widely anthologized and ten of her essays have been Notables in the Best American Essays series.

Time and location

Thursday, November 4, 2022
10.00 am - 12 noon


Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Conference Room

162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Visitor parking
Lot 71A
Lot 82


Attendance at this workshop is limited and by application only. Registration for this event is now open. REGISTER HERE. Registration deadline is Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11:59 pm


The Rutgers Public Engagement Project is run by the Institute for Research on Women