Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Intermediate Poetry Workshop: The Turn

February 21, 2018
Instructor(s): Albert Abonado

If you want to deepen your understanding of poetry, but have a handle on the basic concepts of image, sound, and line, this class will move your poetry forward. The… View More »

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Making People Talk: Taking Your Dialogue to the Next Level

February 27, 2018
Instructor(s): Brian Wood

“Think of what you skip reading a novel: thick paragraphs of prose you can see have too many words in them…I’ll bet you don’t skip dialogue.” —Elmore Leonard Perhaps because… View More »

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Poisoned Apple: Dark Folklore Workshop

March 03, 2018
Instructor(s): Meags Downing

“Once upon a time…” These words always result in happy endings, or do they? What about the Wicked Queen or the Dragon? What becomes of them? This class will explore… View More »

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Fiction, But Were Afraid to Ask

March 05, 2018
Instructor(s): Martin Naparsteck

Dialogue, plot, character, imagery, symbolism, rhetorical devices, (almost) everything that might go into a work of fiction – novel, short story, epic poem, play, screenplay – will be covered. If… View More »

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The Art of the Interview

March 07, 2018
Instructor(s): Deb Sperling

Each student will design and conduct an in-depth interview with a person of interest (anyone from a relative to a random stranger to a local or national celebrity), and transform… View More »

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Fun and Games, and Public Speaking

March 07, 2018
Instructor(s): Julie Donofrio

This class uses a different and fun approach to teaching public speaking. Students will learn through a series of games, beginning with simple group games. Once the students become more… View More »

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