Register for a free New MOOC on Hidden Meanings in Creative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, & Facts

The International Writing Program (the IWP) at the University of Iowa, with generous support from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State, presents a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course is titled “Hidden Meanings: Creative Fiction, Non-Fiction, & Facts” and is FREE of charge and can be taken on your own schedule between 15 November – 31 December, 2019. 

According to the organizers:

“In November 2019, the world will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. At the same time, there is a continually growing global spread of misinformation and disinformation campaigns. This course takes a creative fiction and non-fiction approach to understanding and recognizing information, misinformation, and disinformation.”

Some of the materials that participants will work with include The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells and Tion Uqbar. Orbis Tertius by Jorge Luis Borges as well as more recent fiction and non-fiction texts.

Who is Eligible to Apply:

  • Anybody from anywhere in the world.
  • Writers at all levels.
  • The course is free.

How to Register:

Ernest Ogunyemi

Ernest O. Ogunyemi enjoys playing with words to express what he feels within, or wants to feel. His stories have appeared in magazines and blogs such as Tuck Magazine, Naija Stories, Poetry Soup and his poetry is forthcoming in Acumen91 (out in May) and African Writing. Currently, he is working on a short story collection: Weaving Fine Rhythms from Broken Tunes.

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