Free Online Creative Writing Course From The University of IOWA — Register Now!

The University Of Iowa presents their newest MOOC titled IWP Online Writing Summer!

Registration is now open for their free online summer courses. The theme for this 2017 is Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues . The first set of course will kick off May 15-July 3!

According to the press release, “In these online courses, we will explore the influence of social issues on individual, community, and global identities. We will write fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and plays.”

No previous experience is needed. It is open to writers at all levels. This course will be taught by Professor Venise Berry and Professor Christopher Merrill, Lisa Schlesinger as well as other longtime friends and collaborators.

You are invited to experiment in poetry, essay, letters, memoir, journalism, photography and illustration.

This course is free and open to everyone.

This MOOC will be taught in English. To join, you will need access to a computer or mobile device with a stable internet connection.

For Questions send an Email [email protected] Please share this announcement with your friends.

Do you want more information? Click the links below. To sign up, simply click on the courses below:


Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues in Fiction and Nonfiction

Taught by Christopher Merrill and Venise Berry

Course dates: May 15-July 3



Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues in Poetry and Plays

Taught by Christopher Merrill and Lisa Schlesinger

Course dates: July 17-September 5


Good luck to you

Miriam David

Miriam is a creative writer, short story blogger, editor and contributor on . She is an alumnus of the great University of Benin, a philosopher and an aspiring author of best sellers to come. When she is not writing, she is either working, keeping up with social media trends,reading novels, listening to good music, seeing movies or dreaming up stories.

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