Workshop

Introduction to Essay Writing

With: 
Lee Chilcote

Essays can come in many forms and draw from personal experience, observation, research, reflection, contemporary issues and more. This four-week workshop is designed to help you get started with essay writing. Together, we'll take a crash course in the craft of essay writing, read examples of the form, and generate new material with writing prompts.

Genre: Nonfiction

Level: Emerging

Format: Generative and craft workshop with writing outside of class.

Location: This class takes place in-person at Lakewood United Methodist Church, 15700 Detroit Ave, Lakewood OH 44107.

Size: Limited to 12 participants (including scholarships).

Suggested Sequence: Follow this class with an intermediate level or all levels nonfiction course.

Scholarships: Two scholarship spots are available for this class for writers in Northeast Ohio. Apply by December 1.

Cancellations & Refunds: Cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the first class meeting to receive a full refund. Email info@litcleveland.org.

Monday, January 9, 2023
6:30 pm
 - 
8:30 PM
Monday, January 23, 2023
6:30 pm
 - 
8:30 PM
Monday, January 30, 2023
6:30 pm
 - 
8:30 PM
Monday, February 6, 2023
6:30 pm
 - 
8:30 PM
Class Level:
​Emerging
​Emerging
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Lee Chilcote

Lee Chilcote is a journalist, poet and author whose writing has been published by Vanity Fair, Next City, Belt and many literary journals as well as in The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook, The Cleveland Anthology and A Race Anthology. He is the author of the poetry chapbooks The Shape of Home and How to Live in Ruins and has taught creative writing to youth and adults. He is a founder and past executive director of Literary Cleveland.


Lakewood United Methodist Church

15700 Detroit Ave, Lakewood OH 44107

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