Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Gell Summer Intensive

July 08, 2017

In these one-day intensive workshops, students will immerse themselves in the study of their chosen genre with some of the area’s top writers and teachers. This intensive includes four hours… View More »

Enter Stage Write: Writing the 10-Minute Play

July 08, 2017
Instructor(s): Paula Marchese

Explore and experiment with this short dramatic form. From Chekhov to Mamet, the one-act (short and longer), remains a challenging and powerful way to tell a story. Learn what creates… View More »

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Paint Your Story: Session I (new)

July 08, 2017
Instructor(s): Renée Schuls-Jacobson

This class will allow students to work from both the right side & left side of the brain. During the first session, students will write and develop a non-fiction piece… View More »

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Advanced Fiction

July 08, 2017
Instructor(s): Kelsey Peterson

Designed for those with fiction writing experience, this class will help you develop your skills as a storyteller. With a focus on the short story, we will discuss key elements… View More »

Beginner

Your Wild and Precious Life: Session I

July 08, 2017
Instructor(s): Marijana Ababovic

Are you on track with your important goals? Are you making the most of your time and your strengths? Are you still stuck in last year’s excuses? This workshop includes… View More »

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Your Chapbook Summer (New)

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Albert Abonado

A poetry chapbook is a small collection of poetry, typically no more than 40 pages. A chapbook is a wonderful way to make a brief but powerful statement with your… View More »

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Advanced Poetry

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Charlie Coté

Here is the class that will pick up where earlier workshops left off, where you will hone and focus your skills. Students will share their poems in a workshop-structured class… View More »

Beginner

Introduction to Memoir

July 11, 2017
Instructor(s): Renée Schuls-Jacobson

The personal essay is the single best way to understand one of the basic rules of memoir: tell one story at a time. In this course, you will first create… View More »

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The Art of the Personal Essay: Telling Your Story (new)

July 11, 2017
Instructor(s): Joseph Carney

E.B. White wrote, “The essayist is a self-liberated man, sustained by the childish belief that everything he thinks about, everything that happens to him, is of general interest.” Only we… View More »

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Twitter for Writers

July 12, 2017
Instructor(s): Robin Flanigan

Tweeting can help you become a better writer. Not only does the 140-character limit sharpen your prose, the social network introduces you to venues, authors, and conferences you never knew… View More »

Beginner