Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Beginning Poetry Intensive

May 24, 2017
Instructor(s): Albert Abonado

Do you have a way with words? Would you like to develop it into something more? In this four week course, we will read contemporary poets, discuss craft, and dive… View More »

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Secrets of Successful Aging 101(New!)

May 25, 2017
Instructor(s): William Hall

Most of us devote more time to planning summer vacations than our retirement years. Additionally, the abundant articles and advertisements are confusing. How does one separate fact from fiction? This… View More »

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Writing Aerobics Week 4: Christine Green

May 27, 2017
Instructor(s): Christine Green

Each Writing Aerobics session is a set of impromptu writing exercises, perfect for the experienced veteran looking for a new challenge, or for someone who has just started to explore… View More »

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Printing Press Workshop at Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat

June 03, 2017
Instructor(s): Mitchel Cohen

Immerse yourself and experience the “black art” that is letterpress printing in this one-day workshop. You will learn to navigate the California Job Case printing press and create a broadside… View More »

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Writing Aerobics Week 5: Albert Abonado

June 03, 2017
Instructor(s): Albert Abonado

Each Writing Aerobics session is a set of impromptu writing exercises, perfect for the experienced veteran looking for a new challenge, or for someone who has just started to explore… View More »

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Shakespeare Never Did This: The Life & Work of Charles Bukowski (New!)

June 05, 2017
Instructor(s): David Yockel, Jr.

Charles Bukowski once said that “Writers are desperate people, and when they stop being desperate they stop being writers.” Bukowski translated his desperation into over twenty poetry collections, six novels,… View More »

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Flash Fiction

June 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Christopher Dehon

Flash fiction generally means a very brief story, told in only a few hundred words. How does a person tell a complete story in such a compressed form? How can… View More »

Writing Aerobics Week 6: Ryan Shepard

June 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Ryan Shepard

Each Writing Aerobics session is a set of impromptu writing exercises, perfect for the experienced veteran looking for a new challenge, or for someone who has just started to explore… View More »

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You’re Gonna Go Far: A Primer for the YA Author

June 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Meags Downing

The Girl on Fire, The Runner, and The Shadowhunter. All three are at the forefront of the Young Adult genre. What made them popular? Simply put, their authors constructed them… View More »

Writing Aerobics Week 7: Leslie Youngblood

June 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Leslie Youngblood

Each Writing Aerobics session is a set of impromptu writing exercises, perfect for the experienced veteran looking for a new challenge, or for someone who has just started to explore… View More »

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