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September 2020

Short Stories 101: The Beginning

September 23 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: September 23, 5 pm Instructor: Brian Wood In this introductory session, we will explore…

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Keith Wilson: Field Notes on Ordinary Love

September 23 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon. Poetry Reading & Conversation Keith S. Wilson is an Affrilachian Poet, Cave Canem Fellow, and graduate of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop. Selected by The New York Times for its…

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Minda Harts: The Memo – What Women of Color Need To Know To Secure A Seat At The Table

September 24 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon. Book Launch: The Memo: What Women of Color Need To Know To Secure A Seat At The Table Free & Open to the Public   Drawing on her entrepreneurial experience…

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Breaking the Border: Visual Poetics

September 26 @ EST 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$75

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $65 Deadline to Register: September 25, 5 pm Instructor: Keith Wilson If a picture is worth a thousand…

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College Essay Prep

September 28 @ EST 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$138

Member Price: $125 Teen | 5 Sessions: Sept. 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26, Nov. 2 Deadline to Register: September 28, 12 pm Instructor: Christine Green College application deadlines are approaching—this workshop is the perfect chance for college-bound seniors to write their Common Application personal essay. Students may be asking themselves, “Where do I start? How can I make this essay the best it can be?” This workshop offers students a supportive, creative, and fun environment in which students can draft…

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Novel 101: Plot Development

September 29 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: September 29, 5 pm Instructor: David B. Seaburn “If an author writes that the…

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One Good Poem Prompts Another

September 30 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $22 Deadline to Register: September 30, 5 pm Instructor: Kitty Jospe In this workshop, we will read poems…

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October 2020

I Wonder: Exploring Eternal Questions

October 3 @ EST 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$138

Member Price: $125 13 - 16 | 5 Sessions: October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Deadline to Register: October 2, 12 pm Instructor: Almeta Whitis Do you enjoy arguing in defense of your ideas? Are you endlessly curious? What do you think about the challenges our world faces today? Do you find yourself searching for what lies beneath the surface of people and examining why they do what they do? If so, this is the camp for you! Be involved…

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Rae-Ellen W. Kavey & Allison B. Kavey: Viral Pandemics: From Smallpox to Covid-19

October 3 @ EST 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. Written by a public health practitioner and a medical historian, Viral Pandemics explores the world of viruses as the cause of all acute pandemics since 1900, including the COVID-19 pandemic. The historiographic narrative illuminates the critical dual roles of viral biology and increasing global interconnectedness that have resulted in an escalating pandemic spiral. Scientific information is presented in an accessible, straightforward style in compelling narratives that…

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Mother Country by Elana Bell

October 6 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon. Mother Country examines the intricacies of mother–daughter relationships: what we inherit, what we let go, what we hold, and what we pass on to our own children, both the visible…

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Write On for Homeschoolers and Remote Learners: October

October 7 @ EST 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$132

Member Price: $108 Teens | 4 Sessions: October 7, 14, 21, 28 Deadline to Register: October 6, 5 pm Instructor: Caren Barth We live to create at Write On. The heart of this class is the weekly workshop of student writing, moderated so that each writer feels encouraged and supported by the others, while also receiving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes include writing prompts or…

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Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: October

October 7 @ EST 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$88

Member Price: $72 Ages 10-13 | 4 Sessions: October 7, 14, 21, 28 Deadline to Register: October 7, 12 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Are stories constantly running through your head? Get them out and onto paper! Discover the tools and develop the skills that successful fiction writers use to bring their stories to life. Exchange story ideas and pieces of writing with other young writers who share your passion for good stories written well. This weekly gathering online will give…

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Short Stories 101: The Middle

October 7 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: October 7, 5 pm Instructor: Brian Wood You’ve drafted a great opening scene: now…

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Memoir 101: Finding Your Theme

October 8 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: October 7, 5 pm Instructor: Anais Salibian In this workshop, we will explore what…

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Hogwarts: Defense Against the Dark Arts Special Topics, 10/8

October 8 @ EST 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

Member Price: $20 Ages 10-13 | October 8 Deadline to Register: October 8, 12 pm Instructor: Chris Fanning Join Professor Dalton for a deep dive into a specific topic relating to the world of DADA. Spells, creatures, history, and more! Come ready to discuss, write, and share! All 7 books will be discussed. New topic each session. NOTE: Writers & Books neither condones nor agrees with J.K. Rowling's transphobic, social, and political views. Our faculty, staff, and students choose to…

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Lucia LoTempio: Hot With the Bad Things

October 8 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. Poetry Reading & Conversation Lucia LoTempio is the author of Hot with the Bad Things (Alice James Books, 2020), lauded by Ross Gay as “a book that thinks about and thinks about thinking about violence, patriarchy, memory, witnessing, and more in ways unlike anything I have ever read . . . this book does beautiful, crucial, and difficult work.” LoTempio’s poems can be found in Passages…

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Poetry, Memoir, Other: Writing Lyric Hybrid

October 10 @ EST 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$75

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $65 Deadline to Register: October 9, 5 pm Instructor: Lucia LoTempio As writers, we look for tools that…

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Novel 101: Catalyzing Characters

October 13 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: October 13, 5 pm Instructor: David B. Seaburn The main character in Robinson’s Gilead,…

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The Complete Writings of Art Smith, the Bird Boy of Fort Wayne, Edited by Michael Martone by Michael Martone

October 13 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon. Inspired by the real-life pioneer of early aviation who invented the art of skywriting, the brief stories in this collection by “editor” Michael Martone follow the adventures of Art Smith…

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Jeannie Gainsburg, The Savvy Ally

October 14 @ EST 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon.   The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate is an enjoyable, humorous, encouraging, easy to understand guidebook for being an ally to the LGBTQ+ communities. Full of…

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Affrilachian Poets makalani bandele & Joy Priest

October 15 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. photo by Andre Howard makalani bandele is a resident of Lexington, KY, an Affrilachian Poet, and Cave Canem fellow. The recipient of fellowships from the Kentucky Arts Council, Millay Colony, and Vermont Studio Center, his under the aegis of a winged mind was selected by Cornelius Eady for the  2019 Autumn House Press Poetry Prize. His first collection of poems, hellfightin’, was published by Willow Books…

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Out There: Strategies and Possibilities for Experimenting in Black Verse

October 17 @ EST 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$75

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $65 Deadline to Register: October 16, 5 pm Instructor: makalani bandele In this workshop, we will survey the…

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Creative Alchemy: Writing from Where You Are

October 17 @ EST 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$75

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $65 Deadline to Register: October 16, 5 pm Instructor: Elana Bell Do you find yourself struggling to make…

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And Then We Grew Up: Book Launch with Rachel Friedman

October 20 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon.     In conversation with Lester Friedman Rachel Friedman is the author of And Then We Grew Up: On Creativity, Potential, and the Imperfect Art of Adulthood (Penguin Random House, 2019),…

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Short Stories 101: The End

October 21 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: October 21, 5 pm Instructor: Brian Wood The end . . . where it…

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Memoir 101: Writing Scenes

October 22 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: October 21, 5 pm Instructor: Anais Salibian In this class, you will learn the…

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Hogwarts: Defense Against the Dark Arts Special Topics, 10/22

October 22 @ EST 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

Member Price: $20 Ages 10-13 | October 22 Deadline to Register: October 22, 12 pm Instructor: Chris Fanning Join Professor Dalton for a deep dive into a specific topic relating to the world of DADA. Spells, creatures, history, and more! Come ready to discuss, write, and share! All 7 books will be discussed. New topic each session. NOTE: Writers & Books neither condones nor agrees with J.K. Rowling's transphobic, social, and political views. Our faculty, staff, and students choose to…

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Poetry 101: Line Breaks

October 22 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. You’ll receive an email with a Zoom link to your workshop 5pm the day before the workshop. Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: October 22, 5 pm Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis Poetry is recognizable because of its line breaks. Line breaks give poetry its hallmark appearance on the page by turning blocks of text into short,…

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Kate Reed Petty: True Story

October 22 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon.   An inventive and breathtaking exploration of a woman finding her voice in the wake of trauma, True Story (Penguin Random House, 2020) is part psychological thriller, part fever dream, and…

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Destiny O. Birdsong: Negotiations

October 26 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon.   In her debut book of poems, Negotiations (Tin House, 2020), Destiny O. Birdsong writes fearlessly about what it means to live in this America, about Cardi B and top-tier journal…

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Novel 101: Creating Dazzling Dialogue

October 27 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: October 27, 5 pm Instructor: David B. Seaburn Nothing makes a story dance more…

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Restructuring Truth

October 28 @ EST 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$75

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $65 Deadline to Register: October 28, 5 pm Instructor: Nina Wolpow This special topic workshop will focus on…

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The Poetics of a People

October 31 @ EST 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$75

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $65 Deadline to Register: Instructor: Robert Gibbons Participants will begin with a close reading of poetry and the…

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November 2020

Write On for Homeschoolers and Remote Learners: November

November 4 @ EST 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$66

Member Price: $54 Teens | 2 Sessions: November 4, 18 Deadline to Register: November 3, 5 pm Instructor: Caren Barth We live to create at Write On. The heart of this class is the weekly workshop of student writing, moderated so that each writer feels encouraged and supported by the others, while also recieving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes include writing prompts or games and…

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Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: November

November 4 @ EST 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$44

Member Price: $36 Ages 10-13 | 2 Sessions: November 4, 18 Deadline to Register: November 4, 12 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Are stories constantly running through your head? Get them out and onto paper! Discover the tools and develop the skills that successful fiction writers use to bring their stories to life. Exchange story ideas and pieces of writing with other young writers who share your passion for good stories written well. This weekly gathering online will give you fresh…

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Memoir 101: Finding the Right Voice

November 5 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: November 4, 5 pm Instructor: Anais Salibian This class will examine the concept of…

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Hogwarts: Defense Against the Dark Arts Special Topics, 11/5

November 5 @ EST 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

Member Price: $20 Ages 10-13 | November 5 Deadline to Register: November 5, 12 pm Instructor: Chris Fanning Join Professor Dalton for a deep dive into a specific topic relating to the world of DADA. Spells, creatures, history, and more! Come ready to discuss, write, and share! All 7 books will be discussed. New topic each session. NOTE: Writers & Books neither condones nor agrees with J.K. Rowling's transphobic, social, and political views. Our faculty, staff, and students choose to…

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Poetry 101: Rhyme, rhythm, and meter

November 5 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. You’ll receive an email with a Zoom link to your workshop 5pm the day before the workshop. Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: November 5, 5 pm Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis One of the first questions people ask about a poem is “does it rhyme?” Even though rhyming poetry fell out of favor more than 100…

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Akua Lezli Hope

November 5 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon.   "Them Gone is a homegoing of homegirl reminiscence, a family reunion in verse and sound that sings a personal and public history alive and into our hands. Akua Lezli Hope's…

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Jessica Cuello

November 10 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Scroll down and select "Get Tickets" to receive a Zoom link to this event. The day of the event, you will receive an email with a Zoom link by 5 pm. If you have signed up for a reading on a Saturday, your Zoom link will arrive on Friday afternoon.   Jessica Cuello is the author of Pricking (Tiger Bark Press 2016), winner of the 2017 CNY Book Award, and Hunt (The Word Works 2017), which received the 2016 Washington Prize.…

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Speculative Poetry

November 11 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$75

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $65 2 Sessions: Wednesday, Nov 11, 7 - 8:30 pm Part I Wednesday, Nov 18, 7 - 8…

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The Surprising Form of Memory: Writing a Pantoum

November 12 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $22 Deadline to Register: Instructor: Lauren Camp The ancient pantoum is an ideal form for writing about the…

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Writing Poetry from the Outside In

November 14 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $22 Deadline to Register: November 13, 5 pm Instructor: Jessica Cuello In this workshop we will use outside…

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Imposter Monster: A Poetry Workshop for Beginners (or Non-Poets)

November 16 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

We’ve moved online! All workshops are conducted via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. For morning and noontime workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day before. For afternoon and evening workshops, your Zoom link will be sent the day of, at least one hour prior to the start of your workshop.  Member Price: $22 Deadline to Register: November 16, 5 pm Instructor: July Westhale Are you new to the study of…

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Hogwarts: Defense Against the Dark Arts Special Topics, 11/19

November 19 @ EST 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

Member Price: $20 Ages 10-13 | November 19 Deadline to Register: November 19, 12 pm Instructor: Chris Fanning Join Professor Dalton for a deep dive into a specific topic relating to the world of DADA. Spells, creatures, history, and more! Come ready to discuss, write, and share! All 7 books will be discussed. New topic each session. NOTE: Writers & Books neither condones nor agrees with J.K. Rowling's transphobic, social, and political views. Our faculty, staff, and students choose to…

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Poetry 101: Voice

November 19 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. You’ll receive an email with a Zoom link to your workshop 5pm the day before the workshop. Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: November 19, 5 pm Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis Poetry is just a person writing down their feelings, right? Not in the ways you might think. Paradoxically, poets often draw on the useful distinction…

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Collaborative Poetics

November 21 @ EST 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$75

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. You’ll receive an email with a Zoom link to your workshop 5pm the day before the workshop. Member Price: $65 Deadline to Register: November 10, 5 pm Instructor: Kathy Engel How can the writing and sharing of poems help us build community or invite a group to explore language, voice, and place? We will play…

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December 2020

Write On for Homeschoolers and Remote Learners: December

December 2 @ EST 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$99

Member Price: $81 Teens | 3 Sessions: December 2, 9, 16 Deadline to Register: December 1, 5 pm Instructor: Caren Barth We live to create at Write On. The heart of this class is the weekly workshop of student writing, moderated so that each writer feels encouraged and supported by the others, while also recieving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes include writing prompts or games…

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Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: December

December 2 @ EST 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$66

Member Price: $54 Ages 10-13 | 3 Sessions: December 2, 9, 16 Deadline to Register: December 2, 12 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Are stories constantly running through your head? Get them out and onto paper! Discover the tools and develop the skills that successful fiction writers use to bring their stories to life. Exchange story ideas and pieces of writing with other young writers who share your passion for good stories written well. This weekly gathering online will give you…

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Hogwarts: Defense Against the Dark Arts Special Topics, 12/3

December 3 @ EST 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$25

Member Price: $20 Ages 10-13 | December 3 Deadline to Register: December 3, 12 pm Instructor: Chris Fanning Join Professor Dalton for a deep dive into a specific topic relating to the world of DADA. Spells, creatures, history, and more! Come ready to discuss, write, and share! All 7 books will be discussed. New topic each session. NOTE: Writers & Books neither condones nor agrees with J.K. Rowling's transphobic, social, and political views. Our faculty, staff, and students choose to…

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