Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


My Idea Book (CLASS FULL)

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

Code: JY17-M26 Artists carry sketchbooks to capture ideas with drawings. Writers carry journals to capture thoughts and experiences with words. In this class, we are going to gather both pictures… View More »

The Art of Storytelling: Myths & Motifs

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

Code: JY17-M38 “Tell me a tale that always was. Read me a story that I can be in. Tell me a story that I can read. Tell me a story… View More »

Creative Recipes for Your Writing

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Kitty Jospé

Code: JY17-P23 Sentences are living things–they fly around! This class will explore sound patterns, rhythm, and the element of surprise in language, through the use of engaging writing exercises. Tone… View More »

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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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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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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