Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Writing Aerobics Week 5: Albert Abonado

June 03, 2017
Instructor(s): Albert Abonado

Each Writing Aerobics session is a set of impromptu writing exercises, perfect for the experienced veteran looking for a new challenge, or for someone who has just started to explore… View More »

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Shakespeare Never Did This: The Life & Work of Charles Bukowski (New!)

June 05, 2017
Instructor(s): David Yockel, Jr.

Charles Bukowski once said that “Writers are desperate people, and when they stop being desperate they stop being writers.” Bukowski translated his desperation into over twenty poetry collections, six novels,… View More »

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Flash Fiction

June 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Christopher Dehon

Flash fiction generally means a very brief story, told in only a few hundred words. How does a person tell a complete story in such a compressed form? How can… View More »

You’re Gonna Go Far: A Primer for the YA Author

June 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Meags Downing

The Girl on Fire, The Runner, and The Shadowhunter. All three are at the forefront of the Young Adult genre. What made them popular? Simply put, their authors constructed them… View More »

Writing Aerobics Week 6: Ryan Shepard

June 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Ryan Shepard

Each Writing Aerobics session is a set of impromptu writing exercises, perfect for the experienced veteran looking for a new challenge, or for someone who has just started to explore… View More »

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Writing Aerobics Week 7: Leslie Youngblood

June 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Leslie Youngblood

Each Writing Aerobics session is a set of impromptu writing exercises, perfect for the experienced veteran looking for a new challenge, or for someone who has just started to explore… View More »

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Unexpected Finds: Creating Poetry Inspired by Everyday Objects (new)

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Walking through life, we find objects that intrigue us: an ornament on a building or in a garden, a plant; or, an attic, garage, or antique store find. We hear… View More »

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Creative Journaling

July 06, 2017
Instructor(s): Maria Gillard

A wide-open creative writing experience for self-exploration and personal growth, this workshop is designed to help you get in touch with your essential core. Journaling is a useful tool for… View More »

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Poetic Imprints (New)

July 06, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Write vignette poems about your life history through objects, scents, photos, stanzas, or tendrils of conversation or songs that link you with your past. Discover felt-sense images that express your… View More »

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Tomorrow’s Todays: Science Fiction, Social Justice, and the Short Story (Online) (New!)

July 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Jade Sanchez-Ventura

Science fiction and social justice tread the same waters as both deal in imagining worlds that don’t yet exist, but feel somehow possible to us as readers and participants. We… View More »

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