The Fiction Writers Studio (online class)

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Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer Tuesdays, 6/4/24 – 7/9/24 | 1:00 PM–3:30 PM $170 Members | $185 Nonmembers Join us to hone your fiction skills in a collaborative writing and learning environment. Class sessions will blend readings, workshops, discussions of personal writing challenges/insights, presentations on craft/writing process topics, and more. Participants will get feedback on their work, […]

Narrative Nonfiction: Using the Tools of a Novelist to Tell Gripping True Stories (online class)

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Instructor: Tod Olson Wednesdays, 6/5/24 — 7/17/24 | 1:00–3:00 PM $170 Members | $185 Nonmembers Do you love a true story well told? For some readers there’s nothing more satisfying than a great biography, or books like Unbroken, Devil in the White City, and Killers of the Flower Moon. For curious writers, a narrative nonfiction […]

Begin at the Beginning: Poems About Families (online two-part seminar) – Registration is closed. Email programs@writerhouse.org to be added to wait list.

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Instructor: Margaret Mackinnon $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 6/19/24 & 6/26/24 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET There are probably as many approaches to the subject of family as there are poets and poems. In one famous piece, Lucille Clifton recalls a vivid childhood memory of her mother. Li Young-Lee movingly describes a […]

Rhyme (online seminar series)

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Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays 7/13/24 & 7/20/24 |10:00 – 11:30 AM Love it or hate it, rhyming is quite possibly the first thing that many think of when they think of poetry. My grandmother used to disdain any poem that didn't rhyme. I've known workshop leaders who have banned rhyming […]

Tracking and Submitting Your Poetry and Prose for Publication (online seminar)

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Instructor: Joan Mazza $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday 7/27/24 |1:00 – 4:00 PM In this online seminar, students will learn the critical steps to the submission process, from finding markets to submit your work to writing a cover letter and bio and tracking submissions and acceptances. We’ll discuss simultaneous submissions, handling rejections, and withdrawing […]