Literary Arts Is Accepting Proposals for Fall Writing Classes

Literary Arts Is Accepting Proposals for Fall Writing Classes

Literary Arts is currently accepting class proposals for writing classes from teachers for Spring 2019. The majority of Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 classes have been scheduled. Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering multi-week or one-day writing classes for adults. Instructors should be knowledgeable about the craft of writing,…

Generative Workshops with Neil Aitken

Generative Workshops with Neil Aitken

Neil Aitken is teaching several 3-hour generative workshops at Literary Arts on Saturdays from January through May. The first session is sold out, so we’d recommend registering for future classes soon! Click each class name for details and to register: February is “The Fire In The Mind: Creating Vivid Images.” March is “Little Machines of…

Writing Lyric Essays with Jennifer Denrow

Writing Lyric Essays with Jennifer Denrow

Jennifer Dunrow is teaching “Writing the Lyric Essay” this month at Literary Arts, which has sold out! Stay tuned for future classes with her, and get to know Denrow below in our brief Q&A: What inspired you to teach this class? The first time I facilitated this workshop, I was inspired by John D’Agata’s anthology,…

Novel Writing with M. Allen Cunningham

Novel Writing with M. Allen Cunningham

M. Allen Cunningham is teaching several classes at Literary Arts this month, specializing in beginning and plotting the novel. All of his classes are currently sold out, but stay tuned as we’ll likely add more in the future!  This piece, “To Know the Stone,” was originally published on Soul Shelter.  To Know the Stone Andy…

Write Poetic Personal Essays with Claudia Savage

Write Poetic Personal Essays with Claudia Savage

Claudia Savage is teaching “Poetic Personal Essays” this fall at Literary Arts, beginning October 12. Click here for full details and to register. Savage is half of the improvising sound-poetry performance duo Thick in the Throat, Honey and the author of Bruising Continents (Spuyten Duyvil). Her poems and interviews have been published in BOMB, Water-Stone Review, Denver Quarterly, Columbia, and elsewhere.…

Get Your Work Out There with Martha Grover

Martha Grover is teaching “Getting Your Work Out There: Publishing” at Literary Arts, beginning on September 30. Click here for full details and to register. Grover is the author of The End of My Career (Perfect Day Publishing), a 2017 finalist for the Oregon Book Award. She is also the author of One More for the People…

Short Story Intensive with Margaret Malone

Short Story Intensive with Margaret Malone

Margaret Malone is teaching “Short Story Intensive” this fall at Literary Arts, where participants will craft a short story over four weeks, beginning September 28, 2017. Click here for full details and to register! Malone is the author of the story collection People Like You (Atelier26 Books), finalist for the 2016 PEN Hemingway Award and winner of the Balcones…

Write Flash Fiction with Laura Lampton Scott

Write Flash Fiction with Laura Lampton Scott

Laura Lampton Scott is teaching “Flash Fiction II: Compression and Beyond” this fall at Literary Arts, beginning on September 14, 2017. Click here for full details and to register! Lampton Scott’s work has appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Tin House online, Notre Dame Review, Monkeybicycle, Okey-Panky, and No Tokens Journal. She served as the senior associate editor for Lavil: Life, Love,…

Challenge Yourself to Write with Shayla Lawson

Challenge Yourself to Write with Shayla Lawson

Shayla Lawson is teaching “Challenge Yourself to Write: Developing Your Writing Practice” this fall at Literary Arts, beginning September 23, 2017. Click here for full details and to register! Lawson is the author of three poetry collections: A Speed Education in Human Being, PANTONE,and the forthcoming I Think I’m Ready to See Frank Ocean. Her work has appeared in Guernica,…

Writing Memoir with Natalie Serber

Writing Memoir with Natalie Serber

Natalie Serber is teaching a memoir writing boot camp at Literary Arts this fall, beginning September 17, 2017. Click here for details and to register! Natalie Serber is the author of the story collection Shout Her Lovely Name, a New York Times Notable Book of 2012 and a summer reading pick from O, the Oprah Magazine, and an Oregonian Top 10…