Readings from “My Shadow Is My Skin” hosted by editor Katherine Whitney (Virtual reading)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

On July 22 at 6:00 pm, join WriterHouse member, Renata Khoshroo Louwers, and anthology contributors, Roger Sedarat and Mehdi Okasi, as they read from their essays and discuss the powerful collection with editor Katherine Whitney.  The Iranian revolution of 1979 launched a vast, global diaspora, with many Iranians establishing new lives in the United States. […]

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Advanced Creative Nonfiction (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, VA

Instructor: Jay Kauffmann $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/15/20 – 11/5/20 | 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm NOTE: This class requires instructor permission The goal of this Advanced Creative Nonfiction workshop is to push you to a new level of professionalism and take you from a first draft to a submission-ready final […]

Daytime Combo: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction (Online class, CANCELED!)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Christina Ward-Niven $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 9/16/20 – 11/18/20 | 1:00 pm -3:00 pm In this Zoom workshop, we will read one story or essay by a published author each week and discuss what makes it tick. How exactly does the piece work (or not)? We’ll dig into a wide range of […]

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Propelled by Story, Constrained by Truth: Exploring the Boundaries of Narrative Nonfiction (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Chris Register $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Monday - Friday, 10/26/20 - 10/30/20 | 9:30 am – 11:00 am Five-day mini-course Narrative nonfiction authors face many decisions along our journey from proposal to print. Whether curating material for a historical snapshot, recreating conversations for a travelogue, or painting scenes for a memoir, the challenges […]

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Evening Creative Nonfiction (Online course) – This class is full!

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Mondays and Wednesdays, 1/11/21 – 3/3/21 | 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm In this workshop, we'll critique student writing in addition to considering samples of a few published selections. We’ll consider essays and memoir as a distinctive genre, with the goal of moving from the chin-strokingly philosophical—"What […]

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Earning That Creative License: A Generative Class for Nonfiction Writers – Ongoing class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Thursdays, 3/25/21 – 5/27/21 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (Ten-week class) Emphasizing the “create” in creative nonfiction, this generative writing class will employ exercises to help creative nonfiction writers dig deeper into hard to recreate real-life scenes. Students will explore techniques more often associated with […]

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Truth Be Told: Learning How to Write True Stories That Are Well Told (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Debby Prum $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Thursdays, 1/20/22 – 2/24/22 | 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Class is capped at 7 students. Marion Roach says, "the personal essay is a manageable, distinctive delivery system for thoughts that are in one’s head or heart and get put down on the page. It is a […]

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Writing Family Narratives Using Research (in-person class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Mondays, 3/28/22 – 5/16/22 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Before signing up for this in-person class, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: All students must be fully vaccinated, provide WriterHouse staff with proof of vaccination, be willing to wear a mask at all times during class, […]

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Creative Nonfiction (in-person class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 6/7/22 – 7/12/22 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Before signing up for this in-person class, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: All in-person students must be fully vaccinated and provide WriterHouse staff with proof of vaccination. For summer term, masks are optional, but in the event of […]