Beginner

  • Playmaking

    Playmaking! Make a play out of any old thing that you have lying around-a poem, a dance, an old shoe-anything! This course is designed for folks with and without experience in the study of drama. The ultim...

    January 4, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Jackie Roberts

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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...

    January 14, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • 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! In this course, we will discuss and practice techniques for finding c...

    January 19, 2017 — 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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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...

    February 4, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • “You Can Do a Graphic Novel”

    Learn how to create your own graphic novel! Described by comic book legend Stan Lee as “titanically talented”, Barbara Slate teaches how to write and draw graphic novels using her critically acclaimed ...

    February 7, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Barbara Slate

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  • Weekend Writing Immersion

    In this weekend intensive, students will explore a variety of writing forms and techniques, including stream-of-consciousness, diary entry, poetry,oral history, interview, short memoir prompts, and fiction...

    February 11, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Maureen Cummins

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  • Writing Short Stuff

    Writing short stuff can be a way to condense our experiences or ideas down to their most essential core or delightful truth. In this class, we'll read and write in the briefest of forms: poetry, micro-essa...

    March 2, 2017 — 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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  • Memoirama

    Everything you need to write memoir, (but might have feared your family’s response too much to ask). An interactive course that will help you dig among your stuff and get it down on paper in some interes...

    March 6, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Marion Roach Smith

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  • Digital Marketing: Editorial Calandar

    If you’re an artist, creative entrepreneur, or small-business owner and have sat in front of your computer, agonizing over what to post on your social media accounts, blog, or website, this workshop is f...

    March 11, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Instructor: Robin Catalano

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  • Woman on Paper

    In this weekend intensive, students will hone the skills of reading,writing, and reading aloud to our fellow students. We will use the works of great women writers from Virginia Woolf to contemporary write...

    March 18, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Maureen Cummins

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  • Revise, Revise, Revise

    In this one-day intensive, we'll spend all our energy focused on one piece and one piece only. Come with a draft of something you're working on, any genre. The draft can be, and perhaps should be, very bad...

    March 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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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...

    March 30, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Michael Welch

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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...

    April 1, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Writing Creatively in Short Form, Long Form, and Collections

    This course is designed to get the pen moving. Once we've got writing down, we can look at what form could help us move it along. Whether you are new to writing, returning, or at work on a project, these e...

    April 3, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Cara Benson

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  • Writing for Blogs & Social Media

    You’ve got talent, ambition, writing skills, and great ideas. You enjoy working on your own, and you’re not afraid to learn new technology. If you love the idea of running a blog but don’t know how t...

    April 17, 2017 — 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM

    Instructor: Robin Catalano

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  • Screenwriting for Beginners

    This workshop is for those who are interested in learning the foundational aspects of the craft of screenwriting. If you are just getting starting with an idea or already in the process of writing a script...

    May 3, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Bernard Amador

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Advanced

  • Advanced Poets Workshop

    This course will be an advanced poets workshop, open on instructor’s approval to those who’ve already published at least ten poems in respected journals, and who aim to compile a chapbook or book manus...

    February 22, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Susan Comninos

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