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Writing with the Hermit Crab (August 12 – August 16)

August 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$126.00

(MORNINGS: for ages 14+) Hermit crab?! What does this creature have to do with creative writing?! Just as the hermit crab finds a new home in a shell that once belonged to another animal, writing of any genre (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) can find a home in different shaped “shells” or forms. In this camp, students will use alternative structures to explore their ideas—for example, a dictionary entry for grief that explores a writer’s loss, or a soundtrack that explores a time period in a character’s life. Students will read and discuss several published examples of hermit crab forms, generate ideas and drafts of poetry, nonfiction, or fiction using the hermit crab form, and workshop one piece of your choosing.

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Date:
August 12, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$126.00
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Venue

Writers & Books
740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
Phone:
(585) 473-2590
Website:
https://wab.org/

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Event Date(s)
5 Workshops from 9:00a-12:00p Each weekday from August 12nd - August 16th, 2019
Course Code
JY19-M83
If you would like to make a request for any accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 10 days prior to the event or workshop.
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