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June 2021

Daytime Poetry: Advanced Poetry Workshop (only 1 spot left!)

June 16 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 14, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Chet'la Sebree $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 6/9/21 – 7/14/21 | 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm In this advanced poetry workshop, we'll work on further developing our voices as poets through discussions, workshops, and close readings of poems. Students will walk away from the class with a clearer sense of their individual practices as poets. By Wednesday, May 26, students registered for the workshop will be required to submit a short packet of poems (3-5 pages) and read…

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Reading for Craft: Fiction and Nonfiction (only 1 spot left!)

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 15, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $100 Members | $108 Nonmembers Thursdays, 6/10/21 – 7/15/21 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm In this class we’ll read published short stories and essays that employ craft strategies in especially unique or effective ways. We’ll dig deep into each piece to see what makes it work, or what keeps it from working, for each of us. Stronger readers make stronger writers, so we will be able to apply what we learn from our reading to…

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The Facts of Fiction 3: Balancing Backstory and Action

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $30 Members | $35 Nonmembers Saturday, June 19, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Seminar Series: The Facts of Fiction This June seminar series covers four of the core concepts for writing effective fiction. Writers may take the entire series or only specific sessions. Writers who sign up for all four seminars will receive a $5 credit for each seminar completed. The total credit will be applied after the last seminar. The credit may be used to offset registration fees…

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The Facts of Fiction 4: Drafting Authentic Dialogue

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $30 Members | $35 Nonmembers Saturday, June 26, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Seminar Series: The Facts of Fiction This June seminar series covers four of the core concepts for writing effective fiction. Writers may take the entire series or only specific sessions. Writers who sign up for all four seminars will receive a $5 credit for each seminar completed. The total credit will be applied after the last seminar. The credit may be used to offset registration fees…

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2021 Creative Writing Program for Grades 6 – 8 (virtual camp)

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 9, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $220 on or before 5/14/21, $240 after 5/15/21 Monday – Friday | June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021  | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Monday – Friday | July 5, 2021 - July 9, 2021  | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM In this two-week writing workshop, we will read and discuss a variety of published stories and poems, explore a wide range of writing prompts and exercises, engage in activities to spark inspiration and creativity, and learn the tools and techniques…

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