Winter 2019: Launching Stories: January


Winter 2019: Launching Stories: January


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Thursdays, January 17 – February 7, 2019
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (4 sessions)
All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington.
Instructor: Jeremy Townley
For writers at all levels

This class is ideal for novice and experienced writers alike who are looking to spark ideas for fiction projects or develop ones already in-progress. Class time will be spent generating new work and students will also study model stories and give and receive critiques in a collaborative, supportive workshop environment. At the end of the class, writers will have completed eight to ten generative exercises and established a consistent writing practice.

Jeremy Townley’s work has appeared in Collier’s, Harvard Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Threepenny Review, and other magazines and journals. He has taught writing and literature at the University of Portland, Pacific University, and Gotham Writers’ Workshop.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: Scholarships pay for the entire class tuition. All of our writing classes have at least one scholarship position available, made possible by a generous gift from Dennis Steinman. To apply, email Susan Moore, Director of Programs for Writers, at with your name, contact information. In addition, list three classes in order of preference, why you would like to request a scholarship, and if you have taken a Literary Arts class before. Please note that preference is not guaranteed. All scholarships are subject to availability. Scholarship availability is confirmed 1-2 weeks before the class begins.

CLASS LIAISONS: All classes have one liaison position. Liaisons receive free tuition in exchange for light duties before and after each class meeting.