Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Short Forms in a Flash (online) (New)

August 27, 2017
Instructor(s): Caedra Scott-Flaherty

In this class we will playfully experiment with three popular styles of short writing—flash fiction, flash essay, and prose poetry. Each week will focus on one of the styles and… View More »

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Introduction to Memoir Writing at Livingston Arts

September 02, 2017
Instructor(s): Kay Thomas

Work closely with local author and columnist, Kay Thomas over a two course period to learn about the process of memoir writing, not only learning but trying it for yourself… View More »

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Publishing Bootcamp

September 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Jennifer Kircher Carr

Perfect for those just starting to send out their poems, essays, and/or short stories to literary journals, or those who are sending out but yearn to have a more systematic… View More »

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Character Development (Online) (New!)

September 08, 2017
Instructor(s): Caedra Scott-Flaherty

In this weekend-long course, we will explore ways to bring your characters to life. You will hone your skills in believable dialogue, insightful description, and seamless action through assigned readings,… View More »

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The Family of Things: Writing the Self and Nature through the Work of Mary Oliver (new)

September 09, 2017
Instructor(s): Karen VanMeenen Patricia Roth Schwartz

Mary Oliver’s writing connects the human with the universal of nature, of the earth. She focuses on the importance of observation, and writes of paying attention and being open to… View More »

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Self-Publishing Your Family Memoir

September 12, 2017
Instructor(s): Jane Sutter

Do you have compelling photos and stories about your family from yesteryear? Do you want to make sure your family history is saved for future generations, rather than deteriorating in… View More »

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Writing to Make a Difference, Part one

September 25, 2017
Instructor(s): Anais Salibian

Want to have a positive impact in the current dysfunctional political climate? According to Mary Pipher in Writing to Change the World, “Writing to connect is ‘change writing,’ which creates… View More »

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Journaling 101

September 25, 2017
Instructor(s): Carol D’Agostino

Have you ever wanted to start a personal journal but didn’t know how to begin? Are there ideas, thoughts and / or feelings you’ve never shared with others? Is your… View More »

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Drawing Words: Experiencing Art Through Writing Poetry

September 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Kitty Jospé

In this course, you will look at works of art and the inspiration behind them to draw out meaningful words. Using visual clues to craft contours of sound that point… View More »

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Introduction to Memoir

September 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Renée Schuls-Jacobson

Dates: September 26 – December 5 The personal essay is the single best way to understand one of the basic rules of memoir: tell one story at a time. In… View More »

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