Beginner

  • Bringing Narrative Nonfiction to Life

    You have a story to tell: a personal experience, a memory of a favorite relative, a profile of someone you admire. This class will help you bring your narrative to life. We’ll employ several key elements...

    September 7, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Stephen Leon

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  • Screenwriting for Beginners

    Interested in learning the foundational aspects of screenwriting? If you are just getting started with an idea or are already writing a script, this workshop will help fine-tune your skills. Participants w...

    September 11, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Bernard Amador

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  • FIREFLIES: A Writing Workshop

    As writers, our most powerful material awaits us within the “firefly fields” of our hearts, minds, and memories. Author Coleen Paratore will lead participants through write-and-share rounds in search o...

    September 24, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Introduction to Memoir Writing

    Find out what memoir is, and how to write one, in this class that focuses on the beginner who has the desire to get down on paper those things he or she wants to say about her or his life. Everyone has som...

    October 4, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Michael Welch

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  • Who’s the Seuss?

    Who’s the Seuss? Learn about writing for children and young adults from a seasoned professional best known for her 1/2million selling debut novel, The Wedding Planner’s Daughter, which sparked a 6 boo...

    October 8, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Writing Creatively

    Writing well takes practice. This class will focus on supporting an ongoing creative writing practice with prompts, discussion, writing time, and workshopping opportunities. Whether you are a beginner or h...

    October 12, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Cara Benson

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  • Editing 101: The Basics of Cleaning Up Copy

    Do misused words annoy you? Does it irritate you when you see an apostrophe in the wrong place? Do you want to know how to spot a false parallel or a dangling participle? Maybe you're an editor at heart, a...

    October 17, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Stephen Leon

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  • Child’s Play: Using Lost & Found Objects to Visualize a Story, or Essay (AGES 14-17)

    This class will be about serious fun, and serious writing for teens. I’ll bring toys, found objects, markers, sketch pads, etc … and we’ll talk about what it means to use our “child brain,” to qu...

    November 4, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Megan Culhane Galbraith

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  • Block Busting: How to break through the barriers that keep you from writing

    Creative blocks afflict almost every writer sooner or later. If you’ve ever found yourself paralyzed, staring at an empty piece of paper or a blank computer screen, you know the feelings of frustration a...

    November 4, 2017 — 01:15 PM to 03:15 PM

    Instructor: Julie Lomoe

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  • The Alchemy of Creative Writing

    This series builds on topics covered in Julie’s BLOCK BUSTING workshop, but newcomers are also welcome. Through creative visualization, writing and art, you’ll learn ways to dig deep into the sources o...

    November 14, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Julie Lomoe

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Intermediate

  • Intermediate/Advanced Poets Workshop

    This course will be an intermediate/advanced poets workshop, open to those who’ve already published at least five poems in respected journals, and who aim to compile a chapbook or book manuscript for pub...

    September 16, 2017 — 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Susan Comninos

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Advanced

  • The Personal Essay is Not Dead

    The successful personal essay is honest, vulnerable, and manages to take a tiny moment and magnify it into multitudes. This is exceedingly hard to do and there are no rules, just that you come to the page ...

    September 9, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Megan Culhane Galbraith

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  • Advanced Screenwriting: Psychology for Screenwriters

    This workshop is for those interested in learning aspects of human behavior that can add conflict to scenes and make screenplays come to life. Psychological theories of personality and psychoanalysis are d...

    November 6, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Bernard Amador

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