Marcello Di Cintio is the author of three books of creative nonfiction including Poets and Pahlevans: A Journey into the Heart of Iran (2006) and the upcoming In the Shadow of the Wall: Travels Along the Barricades which will be published in Fall 2012. His books and magazine work have garnered several awards and nominations. Di Cintio will arrive atWordsworth fresh from a residency at the Palestine Writing Workshop in Birzeit, Palestine.
This All Happened
The real world is generous with stories is filled with characters in need of an author. Who needs to make anything up? In this creative nonfiction course, writers will weave true stories into artful narratives. We will mine our own experiences for stories and learn to transform people – and ourselves – into characters. Participants will explore memoir, travelogue, profiles, and place writing. Above all, we will learn how to observe our own world with writer’s eyes.