Beginner

  • Poetry: Playing On The Page

    Laugh, cry, prickle, twinkle, be silent. Do this or that or nothing. Whatever it is in a poem that makes you want to do those things is what Dylan Thomas called the poetry of it. Sounds pleasurable, doesn'...

    February 24, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

    Instructor: Cara Benson

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  • Woman on Paper – Continued

    In this 8-week writing workshop, students will continue to work with their own life stories with an eye to producing a manuscript or series of personal essays. We will look at issues of style, voice, form,...

    March 6, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Maureen Cummins

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  • Screenwriting for Beginners

    Have an idea for a film, web series, television show, or other moving-image based story? This class introduces students to all aspects of writing a screenplay from script formatting to story development. W...

    March 7, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Julie Casper Roth

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  • Writer’s BOOTCAMP

    What will help you move forward with your writing right now? Feedback on a book idea or first chapter? Led by prolific author and inspirational writing teacher, Coleen Paratore, after a few quick writing c...

    March 10, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Fireflies: A Writing Workshop

    Come write away and be inspired. We will travel to the firefly fields inside where the sparks that ignite our most powerful writing are waiting for us to claim them. We will write and share, write and sh...

    March 17, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Writing What You Know

    Flannery O'Connor said that anyone who survived childhood has enough material to write for the rest of his or her life. She's right, of course. But writing about yourself and your crazy (or not-so-crazy) f...

    March 30, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Marion Roach Smith

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  • Playmaking

    In this playmaking class, designed for people with or without experience in the theater, you will get general instruction in the fundamental elements of creating a piece for the stage and the approach ne...

    April 4, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Jackie Roberts

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  • Ingredients for Writing: Lunch and Learn

    Inside us, we have all the raw materials we need to make great stories, and our eating traditions are rich ingredients for writing. In this 3 part lunchtime workshop, we will mine your family recipes and p...

    April 6, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: Amy Halloran

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  • Poetry: Playing On The Page

    Laugh, cry, prickle, twinkle, be silent. Do this or that or nothing. Whatever it is in a poem that makes you want to do those things is what Dylan Thomas called the poetry of it. Sounds pleasurable, doesn'...

    April 7, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Cara Benson

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  • Fireflies: A Writing Workshop

    Come write away and be inspired. We will travel to the firefly fields inside where the sparks that ignite our most powerful writing are waiting for us to claim them. We will write and share, write and sh...

    April 9, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Writer’s BOOTCAMP

    What will help you move forward with your writing right now? Feedback on a book idea or first chapter? Led by prolific author and inspirational writing teacher, Coleen Paratore, after a few quick writing c...

    April 14, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • The Anatomy of the Modern Romance Novel

    Romance is a perennially popular form of fiction, generating more than $1 billion in paperback and e-book sales each year. While the genre has often gotten a bum rap for being lightweight or even silly, to...

    April 16, 2016 — 09:00 AM to 11:00 PM

    Instructor: Robin Catalano

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  • Fireflies: A Writing Workshop

    Come write away and be inspired. We will travel to the firefly fields inside where the sparks that ignite our most powerful writing are waiting for us to claim them. We will write and share, write and sh...

    May 7, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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Intermediate

  • Beginnings and Endings

    We all know that beginnings and endings are tough to write. As if getting started wasn’t difficult enough—then you have to finish! Kurt Vonnegut tells us that we should begin a piece as close to the en...

    March 22, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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  • Writing in Doubt: The Personal Essay

    Sometimes we avoid beginning to write about a difficult subject because we think we don’t have all the answers. Sometimes we’re inspired by a feeling, a scene, a memory—but what else is there to say?...

    April 5, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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