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September 2021

Wednesday

Sep 15

Fall 2021 Writing Classes

Nine-Month Novel Intensive

Wed, September 15 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

This course for dedicated writers is designed to guide you through the writing and/or revising of your novel. It runs from September through May. You’ll read excerpts from published novels by authors including Han Kang, Tommy Orange, Lina Meruane, Mitchell S. Jackson, Deborah Levy, and Susan Steinberg, as well as craft essays by authors including Dorothy Allison, Jane Alison, and Alexander Chee. Some weeks you’ll have craft assignments to complete outside of class, and other weeks we’ll do in-class exercises…

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Saturday

Sep 25

Fall 2021 Memoir Writing Classes

Nine-Month Memoir Intensive

Sat, September 25 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

This class begins in September, with the goal of finishing a complete draft of a memoir by June. Participants do not need to be published writers; however, they should have some experience with elements of memoir, including character, setting, dialogue and scene, and have a clear project in mind that they will devote nine months to. They should also be comfortable in a workshop setting, giving and receiving criticism on works in progress. Download syllabus here. Contact Susan Moore at…

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