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Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Reader Series

The Future Is in Color: Intro to Afrofuturism

Learn about the genre of Afrofuturism and explore the future of blackness.
Reader Series
4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24

Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

Develop a fuller understanding of Ellison's seminal novel as Bildungsroman and cultural archaeology through close reading, critical analysis, and discussion.
4/5, 4/12, 4/19, & 4/26

Writing Short Speculative Fiction

Learn about the genre of speculative fiction and write your own speculative story
4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4

Writing in Character: Developing an Authentic First Person Voice

What makes a character memorable? Create your own engaging characters by developing an authentic first person voice.
4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25

Poetry Writing & Revision

In this Critical Response Process workshop, learn poetic forms, meter, and revision strategies.
4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 5/29

Grief & Catharsis: Writing It Out in the Pandemic

Release and ritualize your pandemic grief with readings and writing prompts inspired by authors Jesmyn Ward, Victoria Chang, Joan Didion, and Pamela Sneed.
Reader Series
4/20, 5/4, 5/18

Reading Contemporary Poetry

Learn more about contemporary poetry through conversation and writing prompts based on readings by authors Ada Limon, Ross Gay, and Li-Young Lee.
4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27

Write the Beats: A Workshop of Beat Poetry Prompts

Write inspired poetry using prompts based on the work of prominent beat era poets, including Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, Kaufman, and Kerouac.
5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24

Advanced Fiction Writing

This intensive workshop teaches you steps to creating a successful manuscript, giving special attention to the importance of editing and revision.
5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25

The Brave New Work: Writing Inspired Poetry

Draw from the innovative collections of poets like Franny Choi, Natalie Diaz, Patricia Lockwood, and Claudia Rankine to create your own brave new work.
5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3, 6/10

Writing Out Loud

Turn off your inner critic and turn up your creative juices. Become a magnetic storyteller. Learn how to create, edit, and perform your own stories.
5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27

In Advance of the Broken Essay: Formal Explorations in Nonfiction

In this generative workshop, question, explore, and attempt nonfiction writing beyond the traceable contours of narrative, rhetoric, and argument.
5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16

The Art of the Personal Essay

In this intermediate workshop, you will do close readings, complete generative exercises, talk craft, and complete a first draft of an essay
Reader Series

Working Class Science Fiction

From Le Guin's "The Dispossessed" to Newitz's "Autonomous," explore how science fiction has grappled with the future of work and the worker's place in society.