Class Types

Workshop

These are typically generative classes, in which students create new work in class or based on assignments, or students submit work to receive constructive critique from the instructor and fellow students. Workshops are typically (but not always) multi-session classes.

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Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Multigenre
7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3 & 8/10

Image & Memory

Image & Memory is a multi-genre workshop for writers who are just starting out or who need a fresh way to bring forth their stories and poems.
Fiction
7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4 & 8/11

Intermediate Fiction Workshop - July 2022

In this seminar-style class students will develop and refine their skills with writing short fiction.
Journalism
7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4 & 8/11

The Art of Interviewing - July 2022

We will be looking at and discussing the interview process (written, live, and video) across all walks of life.
Poetry
7/12 & 7/19

Poet's Toolbox: Metaphor

This class will be a deep dive into metaphors, exploring poetic techniques and genres like the riddle, the ode, anti-metaphor, and more.
Nonfiction
7/16

Finding Your Memoir - July 2022

This hands-on workshop is designed for writers who are interested in sharing key elements of their life stories.
Fiction
7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16 & 8/23

Introduction to Fiction: The Building Blocks of Short Stories - July 2022

This class will explore a broad sample of short stories in order to introduce the form to new writers and observe how it has evolved through literary history.
Writing for Kids
8/2, 8/9, 8/16 & 8/23

Writing for Kids 101

Have you always wanted to write stories for kids, but never knew where to start? This class will let you get your feet wet in this fun genre.
Multigenre
8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26 & 9/2

Finetuning Your Project Through Feedback

Using Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process as a framework, you will have the opportunity to have a number of your projects critiqued.
Poetry
8/8, 8/15 & 8/22

Bodies in Space: The Art of Poetic Observation

This class will focus on generating work through being a careful observer of the natural world.
Writing Process
8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31

Developing a Writing Habit - August 2022 (Goldbach)

This class will help you develop writing habits that will boost your confidence, help you find your “voice,” and keep your writing process in motion.
Writing Process
8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31

Developing a Writing Habit - August 2022 (Montonaro)

This class will help you develop writing habits that will boost your confidence, help you find your “voice,” and keep your writing process in motion.
Fiction
8/11 & 8/18

Plot Can Be Taught

This class is here to tell you that plot can be taught, that there are formulas and guidelines you can use to give your story the bones it needs.
Poetry
8/16

Scifaiku: A Speculative Poetry Workshop

In this workshop, Poet Wendy Van Camp will explain the essential parts needed to compose and structure this specialized poetry form.
Writing Process
9/7, 9/14, 9/21 & 9/28

Developing a Writing Habit - September 2022

This class will help you develop writing habits that will boost your confidence, help you find your “voice,” and keep your writing process in motion.
Fiction
9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25

Creating Dynamic Characters

This class will focus on building characters that pop off the page and stick in readers’ minds.
Nonfiction
9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19 & 10/26

Advanced Essay - September 2022

This class is for those who want to workshop, polish, and publish their essays.
Fiction
9/22 & 9/29

The Art of Finishing

Like everything else, finishing projects is a skill that can be taught.
Writing Process
9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8 & 11/15

Futhering Your Writing Habit Through Feedback - September 2022

Have you started developing a writing habit and are now ready to take your writing to the next level? Then it is time to incorporate feedback and revision.