Each course is offered by a different published author and Wesleyan University professor and takes place on , an online platform featuring hundreds of courses across all disciplines, open to the world.
See below for more information about the individual courses.
Along with individual courses, students can also enroll in an entire specialization, or set of courses on a topic.
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Founded in 1831, Wesleyan is a 4-year residential university in Middletown, Connecticut with a long history of writing instruction.
Notable alumni authors include Daniel Handler, Robin Cook, Mary Roach, Sebastian Junger, Amy Bloom (one of the course instructors!Whether that takes the form of attending local history lectures or spending hours in the rabbit hole of Wikipedia (guilty!), most writers I know are constantly trying to expand their minds and their skills.Keep up with us at our main website, learn more about undergraduate- or graduate-level writing at Wesleyan, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram!Coursera ( is a platform that provides online courses anytime, anywhere, to a global audience.If you prefer, you may enroll in the regular, open Creative Writing courses through Coursera's website, but you will not be in the Na No Wri Mo group, and will not receive the enhanced features or discounted price.Each of the four main courses will focus on a particular aspect of writing.If you currently have a Coursera account, please provide the email address associated with it; otherwise, an account will get created and you will receive a notice from Coursera to finish setting up your new account.In either case, you will see the special Creative Writing courses automatically added to your account within a few days.For technical questions, such as account setup on Coursera, please visit their learner help center.For further questions about the courses themselves, please email [email protected]