Classes

Most of our classes and workshops are conducted online via Zoom. It is important to us that opportunities are available to all who are interested. If a workshop’s price tag doesn’t fit your budget, please don’t hesitate to apply for a need-based scholarship.

Read & Write with Wendy Call: Collage and Commentary in Deborah Miranda’s Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir

Read & Write with Wendy Call: Collage and Commentary in Deborah Miranda’s Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir

$40

Virtual Event with Wendy Call In this masterful memoir, poet/scholar/activist Deborah Miranda incorporates family photographs, historical documents, actual and invented elementary school assignments, oral history, journal entries, lyric essays, poetry, […]

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08 June 2022
Memoir Workshop | Steve Majors

Memoir Workshop | Steve Majors

$40

Virtual Event with Steve Majors Every family has secrets. Who gets to decide which stories are shared? Memoir writers often struggle with telling authentic stories while at the same time […]

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11 June 2022
Peer Workshop on “Collage and Commentary in Deborah Miranda’s Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir”

Peer Workshop on “Collage and Commentary in Deborah Miranda’s Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir”

Virtual Event Facilitated by Alison Meyers, Bring your rough (or polished!) draft in any genre to a free-flowing discussion inspired by Wendy Call's master class on Deborah Miranda’s Bad Indians: […]

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22 June 2022
Memoir Workshop: Writing Scenes

Memoir Workshop: Writing Scenes

$40

In person class with Gail Hosking Memoir is not a report or a resume--readers want good sentences, the author’s retrospective wisdom, and vivid, detailed scenes that are anchored in place […]

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16 July 2022
Fiction Workshop: Muddling the Middle

Fiction Workshop: Muddling the Middle

$40

Virtual Event with Melanie Conroy-Goldman Rising action. Mounting stakes. Reversals. Unmaskings. When a novel or a story doesn’t arrive or reach a powerful (and in some measure satisfying) conclusion, the […]

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23 July 2022
Poetry Workshop: Breathing Life into Our Writing

Poetry Workshop: Breathing Life into Our Writing

$40

Virtual Event with Rage Hezekiah. In this generative workshop, we'll explore the power of images in contemporary writing. Guided by discussions of craft and examples from notable poems and essays, […]

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06 August 2022
Read & Write with James Whorton, Jr. | Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol

Read & Write with James Whorton, Jr. | Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol

$40

Virtual Event with James Whorton, Jr. For years I avoided Nikolai Gogol's 1842 novel Dead Souls because, knowing nothing but the title, I assumed it would be depressing and grim. […]

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09 August 2022
Peer Workshop on “Read & Write with James Whorton, Jr.: Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol”

Peer Workshop on “Read & Write with James Whorton, Jr.: Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol”

Virtual Event Facilitated by Alison Meyers Bring your rough (or polished!) draft in any genre to a free-flowing discussion inspired by James Whorton's master class on Nikolai Gogol's Dead Souls. Writing […]

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23 August 2022
So You’re a Neurodivergent Writer: Now What? All-Genre Workshop

So You’re a Neurodivergent Writer: Now What? All-Genre Workshop

$40

Virtual class with Said Shaiye Have you struggled with traditional writing advice? Do you hate feedback and revision of any kind? Do you find it difficult to call yourself a […]

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30 August 2022
Read & Write with Angelique Stevens: Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu

Read & Write with Angelique Stevens: Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu

$40

Virtual class with Angelique Stevens Nadia Owusu’s Whiting Award-winning debut memoir, Aftershocks, serves as the foundation for understanding the rich array of tools memoirists have to create complex narratives. We’ll […]

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13 September 2022
Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu | Follow-up Virtual Peer Workshop

Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu | Follow-up Virtual Peer Workshop

Facilitated by Alison Meyers Bring your rough (or polished!) draft in any genre to a free-flowing discussion inspired by Angelique Stevens’s master class on Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu. Writing prompts […]

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27 September 2022