• 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 ...

    March 18, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Marion Roach Smith

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  • Intro to Memoir Writing

    Memoir writing is not revenge, it’s not a collection of diary entries, and it’s not autobiography. Find out what memoir is, and how to write one, in this class that focuses o...

    February 19, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Michael Welch

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  • Men, Work, War & Identity: An Exploration of the Male Experience in Poetry

    How have major 20th-century poets like Allen Ginsberg, Edward Hirsch, Yehuda Amichai, Stephen Dobyns, and Robert Hayden understood and rendered what it means to be a man, with all ...

    March 9, 2015 — 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Susan Comninos

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  • Fireflies: A Writing Workshop

    The best ideas surprise us like fireflies on a summer night. Through writing prompts and insightful questions, participants will travel to the firefly fields inside their own minds...

    March 28, 2015 — 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • “You Can Do a Graphic Novel”

    Express yourself through art and story! Described by comic book legend Stan Lee as “titanically talented”, Barbara Slate teaches how to write and draw graphic novels using her ...

    April 14, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Barbara Slate

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  • Memoirama

    Put down that glue gun, toss aside that scrapbook, and take the challenge to tell your tale. A possible subtitle for this one-shot class could easily be Everything You Ever Wanted ...

    April 16, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Marion Roach Smith

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  • Getting Your Children’s Book Conference Ready

    Many writers in the Children’s/Young Adult market, break in to the field via connections made at the Rutgers Council on Children’s Literature One-on-One Conference held annuall...

    February 23, 2015 — 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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