Fri. 2/1, 2/8, 2/15 & 2/22, 10a-12p, Siegal Lifelong Learning, 25700 Science Park Dr #100, Beachwood OH 44122
$80 / 60 for members
Learn the fundamentals of writing personal essays, including turning memories into stories, establishing yourself as a character, and using tools like scene and dialogue to make your writing more compelling. Led by writer and Lit Cleveland co-founder Lee Chilcote, this workshop will offer exercises and feedback on participants' work. Lee Chilcote is cofounder and Executive Director of Literary Cleveland. His articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, Next City, Belt, Planning, Land and People and numerous other publications. His poetry and creative nonfiction have been published by Great Lakes Review, Pacific Review, Oyez Review, Blueline and others. His essays have appeared in the books Rust Belt Chic: A Cleveland Anthology, The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook and A Race Anthology. He has published two poetry chapbooks, The Shape of Home and How to Live in Ruins, with Finishing Line Press. He is a graduate of Cleveland State University and Lincoln College at Oxford University.