Class Types


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

1/22, 1/29 & 2/5

Crafting the Self Through Memoir & Creative Nonfiction (FULL)

Get started on your memoir or creative nonfiction through personal reflection and writing
2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/4, 3/11 & 3/18

From Oral Stories to Written Poems

In this generative class, we'll look at models of story-inspired poems to explore poetic techniques.
2/6, 2/13, 2/20 & 2/27

Start Writing Right Now - February 2024

Have you always wanted to try your hand at fiction writing, but never took the leap? Maybe you’ve put down your pen for a while and need a jumpstart.
2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/6 & 3/13

Longer Short Story Workshop

In this workshop, we will focus on writing and revising a single longer short story—somewhere between 8-12,000 words.
2/10 & 2/17

Verbal Alchemy: Poetry as a Chemical Formula

This workshop offers participants new perspective by revisiting well-worn structural techniques.
2/17, 3/16, 4/20 & 5/18

Within Liminal Spaces

Over the course of 4 months, we will read three fragmented narratives but – more importantly – generate (or regenerate) our own fragmented narratives.
2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14 & 3/21

Writing for the Ear

In this generative class, we’ll develop short personal pieces for audio publication.
2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30

Experimenting with Form: Using Different Narrative Forms to Write Your Story

This generative workshop offers writers the opportunity to experiment with different forms of narrative fiction that deviate away from the classic structures.
3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2 & 4/9

Minding the Gaps, Mapping the Story: The Art of Lyric Essaying

In this 6-week workshop, Zoë Bossiere will guide writers through approaches to crafting lyric essays.
3/7, 3/14, 3/21 & 3/28

Hermits and Hybrids

Reboot or refresh your writing practice with a month of hermit crab essays and other hybrid and experimental forms.
3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10 & 4/17

Intermediate Speculative Fiction Workshop

By the end of this class, you will have examined techniques of some of the best writers of short speculative fiction.
3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13 & 4/20

The Devil's in the Detail: Worldbuilding in Prose

In this workshop, you will study some of the masters of world building and then practice applying detail-oriented world building.
4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14 & 5/21

Furthering Your Writing Habit Through Feedback - April 2024 (FULL)

This class will help you discover ways to see and hear your work more clearly, penetrate it more fully, find the deep-down gems and get them to come forward.
4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30 & 5/7

Discovering and Enhancing Your Poetic Temperament

In this five-session workshop we will examine which temperaments come most naturally to you and play with techniques to broaden your instinctive style.