Carnegie Across Kentucky

Write with us at our satellite class locations!

  • January 11, 2019

    Seniors Writing Group (Winter)

    With Sarah Combs. If you've reached that golden age, join this writing group, featuring in-class writing exercises; feedback for family stories, memoirs, poems and stories; tips for reading and publishing your work; and lively conversation and fellowship. This class is open to Fayette County residents 60 years of age and older. This class takes place at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane, Lexington.

    • Venue:
      Lexington Senior Center
    • Meets On:
          Fridays, January 11 - March 29
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      195 Life Lane
      Lexington, KY, 40502
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      Register now for Seniors Writing Group (Winter).

  • April 17, 2019

    Eating Your Words

    With Dan Wu. Using food as a central theme, we explore all manner of literary expression, from poetry to prose, personal essay to genre fiction, biography to pulp fiction. A sci-fi thriller about the theft of avocados? An ode to the oyster? A memoir of a noodle-slurping childhood? A monologue from the point of view of a poached egg? The possibilities are endless. And delicious. Dan Wu is the owner and h...

    • Venue:
      Good Foods Co-op
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, April 17 - May 8
    • Time:
      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Address:
      455 Southland Drive
      Lexington, KY, 40503
    • Cost:
      $60 ($52 for Good Foods owners)
  • April 12, 2019

    Seniors Writing Group (Spring)

    With Sarah Combs. If you've reached that golden age, join this writing group, featuring in-class writing exercises; feedback for family stories, memoirs, poems and stories; tips for reading and publishing your work; and lively conversation and fellowship. This class is open to Fayette County residents 60 years of age and older. This class takes place at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane, Lexington.

    • Venue:
      Lexington Senior Center
    • Meets On:
          Fridays, April 12 - May 24
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      195 Life Lane
      Lexington, KY, 40502
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      Register now for Seniors Writing Group (Spring).

  • April 16, 2019

    Writing Your Story

    With Anella Wetter. This creative nonfiction class offers practices in mining personal stories and developing short works. This class incorporates daily journaling, weekly writing exercises, practical ways to explore life’s threads, graphic organizers, and memory devices. Anella Wetter is the author of Hear Me Universe, a self-published Amazon best seller and is currently writing her memoir. [ALL LEVELS] [NEW!] This class takes place at the Gainesway Community Center, 3460 Campus Way, Lexington.

    • Venue:
      Gainesway Community Center
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, April 16 - April 30
    • Time:
      6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Address:
      3460 Campus Way
      Lexington, KY, 40517
    • Cost:
      $20
    • Addl Info:
         

      Register now for Writing Your Story.

  • April 20, 2019

    Horsing Around

    With Randi Ewing. In Kentucky, no animal is more central to the story than the horse. Whether they are the hero’s faithful steed or themselves the heroes, horses become characters in their own right, to serve as foils and mirrors for human characters, and to create unexpected and surprising pathways in our stories. In this class, we will take inspiration from the American Saddlebred Museum at the Kentucky Horse Park and use generative prompts to explore how writing about horses can lead to new and interesting work. Randi Ewing’s short fiction has appeared in American Sho...

    • Venue:
      American Saddlebred Museum (inside the Kentucky Horse Park)
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, April 20
    • Time:
      10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Address:
      4083 Iron Works Parkway
      Lexington, KY, 40511
    • Cost:
      $30