NYU Liberal Studies Core Program students—aka "the Freshmen"—headed to Moganshan for a weekend of writing, hiking and exploration, both of crumbling Jazz Age foreign concession-era resort villas and of their own emerging identities as writers. LSP Core student Eulalie van Leeuwen a.k.a. Lily Lion was there with her camera, recording students reading their work in the […]
"I really didn't want to go do that 'white dude in China' book, you know?" Justin Fung's cuts from Zachary Mexico's visit to David Perry's creative writing class include quick takes on the author's experiences with Beijing club kids "who look like they just stepped out an NYU dorm," avoiding cliches in writing about China, and his documentary method.
Sum yourself up in six words? Not an easy task, but fun!
That's what students taking the new NYU Shanghai creative writing course "Shanghai Lost & Found" discovered when they met for the first time.…