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In 1976, a group of literature enthusiasts led by Allan Lefcowitz, Barbara Lefcowitz, Jane Fox, Merrill Lefler, Ann McLaughlin, Richard Peabody, John Hill and others embarked on a mission to make an independent home for the literary arts in the D.C. area. A community where likeminded individuals could...
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This course gives you a firm grounding in the basics of memoir craft and gets you writing a short memoir (or two) or a book. Course components: Lectures Writing exercises Workshopping of student projects (each student presenting work two times) Memoir I is for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals. Each week a new...
Tuesday Jul 14th, 2pm - 5pm Eastern Time(10 sessions)
Every life holds many tales. Whether your life is wildly unconventional or relatively normal, there’s bound to be something fascinating about it. That’s why the contemporary memoir—everyday people telling their stories—has become such a popular phenomenon. A memoir covers an aspect of a life, whether it’s a short piece about, say, a bicycle...
Saturday Jul 25th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
In the peaceful atmosphere of the Saturday workshop, and with the help of meditations that quiet the critical mind, writing becomes possible, cathartic, transformational. You can write memoir or fiction. Each workshop is focused around an inspirational theme or myth. You’ll write three times for about one hour each time, and receive constructive,...
Saturday Jul 18th, 9:30am - 6:30pm Pacific Time
What do you think about X or Y or Z? And how have your life experiences informed your views on these topics? That’s the essence of a personal essay: viewpoints filtered through the lens of your personal experience. Any topic goes, from the ridiculous to the sublime. Unlike the stiff essays you may have written in school, these should feel personal,...
Saturday Aug 8th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
Getting an essay in the New York Times is the crown jewel of personal essays in terms of bragging rights and future book deals. In this five-week Online NY Times Worthy Personal Essay class the instructor will share insight into securing this prestigious but elusive prize. Through fun, in class exercises, an informative craft talk, and in-class feedback,...
Sunday Jul 19th, 5pm - 8pm Pacific Time(5 sessions)
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