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FAU Offers Creative Writing Workshop

BOCA RATON, Fla. (January 16, 2014) - Florida Atlantic University’s Creative Writing Program in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will offer two eight-week, non-credit writing workshops for the community on its Boca Raton campus. The first class is titled “Writing Fiction” and will take place on Monday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. starting on Monday, Feb. 3. The second class, “Writing Creative Nonfiction,” will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. starting on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Each course is $250, and FAU employees, their family, students and alumni may register for $180. Seating is limited and the registration deadline is Monday, Jan 27.

For additional information or a registration form, please contact Mary Sheffield at or 561-297-2974.


Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit

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