Writing The Other – Online seminar (only 3 spots left!)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $30 Members | $35 Nonmembers Saturday, Oct. 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Every time we tell a story that includes a point of view beyond our own experience, we are “writing the other.” How do we effectively enter a point of view that doesn’t belong to us? What are some […]

Fall Term 2021 Virtual Reading – CANCELED

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Please join us on Wednesday, December 8 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm as we celebrate the hard work of our students who participated in Fall Term classes. The reading will be virtual, so BYOB! RSVP to programs@writerhouse.org, and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the reading. All are welcome. Unfortunately, due to lack […]

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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 the Body (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Laura Kolbe $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers First Session: Sunday, 2/20/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Second Session: Sunday, 2/27/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm The human body is perhaps the most abundant source of metaphor and wonderment in poetry. How can we harness this abundance and variety of possibility that the […]

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Evening Poetry (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: John Most $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 1/18/22 – 3/8/22 | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm In this class, which is open to all poets, we will spend most of our time writing and workshopping new poems. In addition to writing new poems, each week we will look at what different poets do […]

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Tell Your Story (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Deborah Harris $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Fridays, 1/21/22 – 3/11/22 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Do you have a story inside, waiting to be told? Come to this workshop and get it out into the world. Share your work with supportive fellow writers. Discuss the fundamentals of writing —narrative, structure, point-of-view, voice […]

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Chopped (Online class)

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 2/9/22 – 3/30/22 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Inspired by the TV cooking game show Chopped, this generative writing class will present students with a new "basket" of four "ingredients" each week. "Ingredients" will be drawn from these categories: situations, objects or places, restrictions […]

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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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Narrative Arc in Novels (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2/15/22 – 4/7/22 | 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Have you ever been working on your novel and found yourself wondering: what would happen next? As writers sometimes the more important question is why—why should that happen next? This class will look at narrative […]