• September 19, 2021
          September BIPOC Writers Workshop
          September 22, 2021
          Creating the Graphic Novel: Inception to Publication
          September 25, 2021
          Writing the Long Short Story
          September 25, 2021
          Nine-Month Memoir Intensive
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Sunday

Sep 19

Saturday

Sep 25

Fall 2021   Writing Classes  

Writing the Long Short Story

This class is ideal for writers looking to work on a long short story of 35 pages or more. The long short story is an interesting form, giving writers the elbow room to delineate their stories more deeply yet still staying devoted to the principles of the short story. For some writers, the long short

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Saturday

Sep 25

Writing Classes   Memoir   Fall 2021  

Nine-Month Memoir Intensive

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

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Sunday

Oct 3

Fall 2021   Writing Classes  

Writing Beyond Stereotypes of Disability

Characters with disabilities have been around as long as there have been stories, but often those characters are based on stereotypes that serve as plot shortcuts and end up being harmful to real people with disabilities. Disability is one of humanity’s most shared traits. It is inevitable that to write characters you will write disability.

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Wednesday

Oct 6

Tuesday

Oct 12

Sunday

Oct 17

Fall 2021   Writing Classes  

October BIPOC Writers Workshop

For BIPOC writers Searching for a space to create new work with fellow BIPOC writers? This two-hour workshop meets on Zoom. A variety of prompts will be presented as avenues for generating and sharing new work in an informal setting. Open to BIPOC writers at all levels writing in poetry, fiction, or nonfiction. Scholarships are

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Thursday

Oct 21

Saturday

Oct 23

Fall 2021   Teaching   Writing Classes  

The Trauma-Informed Creative Writing Classroom

The creative writing classroom is not an explicitly healing space—yet writers regularly bring their stories of trauma into workshops. What are our obligations to these students as instructors? What are the best practices for managing workshop discussions about potentially triggering material? In this 6-hour intensive, learn when writing heals and harms, discuss syllabus disclaimers and

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Wednesday

Oct 27

Wednesday

Oct 27

Fall 2021   Memoir   Writing Classes  

Memoir Infusion

The past is never dead. It’s not even past. - William Faulkner If the primary purpose of literature is connection, what better way to accomplish that goal than through telling our experiences and how they formed us. This 8-week course is designed for writers already engaged in writing a memoir, who have some knowledge of

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