Daytime Combo: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction – ongoing class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Christina Ward-Niven $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 9/21/22 – 11/9/22 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT 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 fall term, masks are optional, but in the event […]

Creative Nonfiction: Writing Family Narratives Using Research – ongoing class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Mondays, 9/19/22 – 11/7/22 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. EDT 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 fall term, masks are optional, but in the event […]

Polished and Published: Critique and Revision (online seminar series) – POSTPONED – new dates TBD

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Liza Nash Taylor $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 11/5/22 and 11/12/22 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. EDT Do you have a short story, memoir, or novel in the works? If publication is your goal, your work needs polish. How do you know when it’s shiny enough to send out? Historical Novelist Liza Nash […]

Fantasy Workshop: World Building (in-person seminar series)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 11/5/22 and 11/12/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT Before signing up for this in-person seminar, 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 fall term, masks are optional, but in the […]

Louise Marburg in conversation with Sharon Harrigan

New Dominion Bookstore 404 East Main St., Charlottesville, VA, United States

Join us for an evening with author Louise Marburg, who will read from her new collection of short stories, You Have Reached Your Destination. A conversation with author Sharon Harrigan will follow. This in-person event will be cosponsored by WriterHouse and New Dominion and will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving […]

Finding Your Voice: A Creative Writing Workshop – ongoing online class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Deborah Harris $160 Members | $175 Nonmembers Thursdays, 9/29/22 – 11/17/22 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT “When we read a distinctive voice…our full attention is aroused and engaged because we suspect that here, now, at last, we may learn how someone does it––that is, how they live, breathe, think, feel and talk.” Tony […]

Evening Fiction Writing Hours and Workshop – ongoing online class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Thursdays, 9/22/22 – 11/17/22 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. EDT (Thursday, 10/27 will be skipped for WriterHouse event) Tuesdays, 9/27/22 – 11/5/22 | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. EDT (writing hours: optional) Participants often say that part of what draws them to writing classes is the accountability; they […]

First Twenty-Five Workshop: Getting the Start of Your Novel Ready #3 (online seminar) – seminar full

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Randall Klein $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Saturday, 11/19/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT (Submissions due 11/5) For the purposes of landing agents, enticing publishers, and hooking readers, the first twenty pages of your novel are the most vital. They are the first impression a reader will have of what story they […]

Event Series Revise, Review, Repeat (online class)

Revise, Review, Repeat (online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Abdul Ali $135 Members | $145 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 11/1/22 – 11/22/22 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. EDT Revision is a necessary part of the writing process. This workshop is for poets who have a group of poems that they’d like to take to the next level and prepare to send out for publication in […]

Write This Way: A Generative Writing Class – canceled

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

This class has been canceled. We apologize for any disappointment or inconvenience. Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $160 Members | $175 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 10/11/22 – 11/29/22 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT Our in-class prompts will respond to published stories and essays we read for homework. Prompts may ask students to respond to a particular […]