Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


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 »

Writers & Cooks: Around the World

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Paul L. Jonasse

Code: JY17-C02 NOTE: Meets at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St. 14607 Travel the world and put together your own cookbook in this busy, creative, and tasty workshop for budding… View More »

Novel Tools

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Wendy Low

Code: JY17-F25 Whether you aspire to write fantasy, science fiction, historical, or contemporary realist novels, you’ll want to develop the skills and discover the tools that successful novelists use to… View More »

Graphic Novel

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Jason Yungbluth

Code: JY17-A03 Graphic storytelling, the creation of a singular narrative using text and images, is a popular pursuit for young adults. Professional cartoonist Jason Yungbluth will introduce his students to… View More »

Writers & Cooks: Menus for Every Meal

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Paul L. Jonasse

Code: JY17-C01 NOTE: Meets at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St. 14607 Cook up a storm and put together your own cookbook in this busy, creative, and tasty workshop for… View More »

Supernatural Shakespeare

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Sara Bickweat Penner

Code: JY17-D25 Calling young thespians! We’ll spend the week walking into the world of William Shakespeare, with special focus on his use of the supernatural in his plays. We’ll explore… View More »

World Building

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Emma Lynge

Code: JY17-F23 Who is the world’s second tallest man and how does he ride a bike or go shopping? What household objects do the miniature people in the classic book… View More »

Hogwarts Academy

July 24, 2017
Instructor(s): Angela Cannon-Crothers Tracy Cretelle Chris Fanning Donna Marbach Amie McLaughlin Claire Mulvey Sara Bickweat Penner

Code: JY17-R10 Immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter as we turn all of Writers & Books into Hogwarts! Throughout the week students will have the chance to attend… View More »

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

July 24, 2017
Instructor(s): Christine Green

Code: JY17-R29 Join Bellatrix Lestrange for a magical jaunt through The Tales of Beedle the Bard. Class activities will include discussion and writing activities about fairy tales in both the… View More »

I Wonder: Exploring Eternal Questions

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

JY17-M24 “I was so happy I thought of it. It came to me. Which is what the creative act is all about. Things come to you without you necessarily knowing… View More »