Writing Classes

  • Summer 2018: Dialog and Setting: Real World Adventures

    $165.00

    Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26 10 to 2:30 both days All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Laura Lampton Scott For writers at all levels Venturing out of the classroom and into the world with…

  • Summer 2018: Writing the Micro-Essay

    $165.00

    August 18 and 19th Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Martha Grover for writers at all levels Limited to 10 students This class will focus on micro-essays of 800…

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    Summer 2018 Roundtable: Submitting Your Work To Journals

    $15.00

    Saturday, August 18 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Roundtable leader: Laura Lampton Scott A roundtable for writers at all levels $15 Finally send those stories, essays, and poems out into the world. Ask…

  • Fall 2018: Short Story Intensive

    $410.00

    August 21–September 25, 2018 Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. (6 class meetings) Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington. Instructor: Margaret Malone For writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Write a draft of a short story in…

  • Fall 2018 Roundtable: Applying to MFA programs

    $15.00

    Saturday, September 8 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Roundtable leader: Laura Lampton Scott A roundtable for writers at all levels $15 Discuss how to select which schools to apply to, including how many…

  • Fall 2018: Poetry Manuscript 1

    $210.00

    Saturday, September 8 & Sunday, September 9, 2018 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Instructor: Neil Aitken for writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Discuss different approaches to ordering and organizing a poetry…

  • Fall 2018: Lost & Found: A Translation Workshop

    $165.00

    Thursdays, September 13 through October 4 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Neil Aitken for writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington This multi-week workshop explores different approaches to translation, the challenges…

  • Fall 2018: Strange Avenues: Generative Paths Into Poetry

    $285.00

    September 16 – October 21, 2018 Sundays, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (6 meetings) Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Stephanie Adams Santos For writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Use methods inspired by oracular…

  • Fall 2018: Writing a Novel in 8 Weeks

    $365.00

    September 17–November 5, 2018 7:00–9:00 p.m. (8 sessions) Mondays, 7:00 p.m. –9:00 p.m. Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Emily Chenoweth For dedicated writers with some experience Limited to 10 students This is a boot-camp-style class designed…

  • Fall 2018: Demystifying Publication

    $90.00

    September 22, 2018 Sunday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Megan Kruse for writers with some experience Limited to 10 students Move your work from the desk and into the world! Learn about…

  • Fall 2018: Building a Story: Plot and Tension

    $90.00

    September 23, 2018 Sunday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Megan Kruse for writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Define the elements of a strong plot and find ways to build…

  • Fall 2018: Hybrid Forms I

    $185.00

    September 20, 2018–October 4, 2018 Thursdays 6:00–9:00 p.m. (three sessions) Instructor: Jennifer Denrow For writers at all levels Limited to 10 students What happens when we push at the boundaries of form? This is a generative class that asks you…

  • Fall 2018: Memoir Boot Camp

    $455.00

    Sundays, September 30–November 18, 2018 2:00–4:30 p.m. (eight sessions) All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington. Instructor: Natalie Serber Complete the first draft of a memoir in just eight weeks. Class time has been expanded to two and…

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    Fall 2018: Writing the Memoir 9 month Intensive

    $1,200.00

    September 22, 2018 – June 8, 2019 Saturdays, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 30 class meetings Class does not meet November 10, November 24 (Thanksgiving weekend), December 22 & 29 (winter holidays), January 19, February 16, March 30 (AWP writer’s convention…

  • Fall 2018: Writing the Novel: 9 Months Intensive

    $1,200.00

    September 22, 2018 – June 8, 2019 Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 30 class meetings Class does not meet November 10, November 24 (Thanksgiving weekend), December 22 & 29 (winter holidays), January 19, February 16, March 30 (AWP writer’s…

  • Fall 2018: Page One: Perfecting Your Book Pitch

    $165.00

    October 7-28, 2018 Sundays 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (four sessions) Instructor: Matthew Minucci For writers with some experience Limited to 10 students Create the most effective first page possible and draft a query letter to go with it. Examine your…