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Tuesdays, Feb 25 - May 5
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

8 sessions
Semester:
  • Winter/Spring 2020
Time of Day:
Room: Classroom 3

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Introduction to Memoir & Creative Nonfiction: Tuesday Mornings (Now Online)

Please note: This class will now have online meetings. Your teacher will contact you with information on how to join the online classroom. To participate, students must have a stable internet connection with a computer or device with a webcam and microphone.

Memoir and all creative nonfiction is the work of memory and craft, style and substance. In this class, we will move toward uncovering the true stories about ourselves and the world and telling them well. We will learn, through published texts and writing exercises and assignments, how creative nonfiction writers include vivid characterization, narrative structure, dialogue, imagery, and voice to a wide range of stories, including memoir, personal essays, profile pieces, travelogues, literary journalism, and more. Each member of the class will have multiple opportunities to submit creative work for review/workshop with constructive and supportive feedback.

 

Dates:
  • February 25
  • March 3
  • March 10
  • April 7
  • April 14
  • April 21
  • April 28
  • May 5
No class:
  • March 17
  • March 24
  • March 31
Teacher: Lisa Cooper
Prerequisite:

Open to: writers of all levels of experience

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