Finding the Drama in History: Using Historical Materials to Inspire Playwriting – This class is cancelled.

Online

Instructor: Christine Stoddard $120 Members | $130 Nonmembers Online Saturdays, 10/7/23, 10/14/23, 10/28/23 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. ET; In-person Saturday, November 18, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm ET History has a reputation for being dull or intimidating. To those working outside of academia and museums, history as a field may appear exclusive or even […]

Poetry: Making It New (two-part, online seminar) – Registration is closed.

Online

Instructor: Margaret Mackinnon $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 1/27/24 & 2/3/24 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET Ezra Pound makes a powerful argument that writers are always called to “make it new.” In this seminar, we’ll look closely at poets such as Eavan Boland, Louise Gluck, and Lisel Mueller, who are using the […]

The Promise of First Pages (in-person class) – Registration is closed.

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: BettyJoyce Nash $120 Members | $132 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 1/16/24 – 2/6/24 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. By registering for an in-person offering, you attest that you have been vaccinated for Covid-19. WriterHouse strongly recommends any student at greater risk for contracting Covid-19 wear a mask. In the event of significant Covid-19 upticks, students […]

First Twenty-Five Workshop: Getting the Start of Your Novel Ready (online seminar) – Registration is closed. Email programs@writerhouse.org to be added to waitlist.

Online

Instructor: Randall Klein $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Saturday, 2/24/24 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.ET (Submissions due 2/10) 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 are […]

Writing Beyond the Self: Poems in Response to History and Current Events (in-person seminar)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Margaret Mackinnon $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers (PayPal $62/$67) Date/Time: Saturday, 3/2/24 | 12:00–4:00 p.m. Joan Didion once said, “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” All of us are surrounded by stories, whether these are accounts from history or the latest news items on the internet. How can we use poems to […]

Event Series Writing Memoir (in-person class)

Writing Memoir (in-person class) – Registration is closed.

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 1/17/24 – 3/6/24 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. By registering for an in-person offering, you attest that you have been vaccinated for Covid-19. WriterHouse strongly recommends any student at greater risk for contracting Covid-19 wear a mask. In the event of significant Covid-19 upticks, students must […]

Evening Poetry (in-person class) – Registration is closed.

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: John Most $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Thursdays, 1/18/24 – 3/7/24 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. By registering for an in-person offering, you attest that you have been vaccinated for Covid-19. WriterHouse strongly recommends any student at greater risk for contracting Covid-19 wear a mask. In the event of significant Covid-19 upticks, students must […]