Nonfiction Writing Classes

  • April 1, 2017

    Activism & the Art of the Unspeakable

    With Tasha Golden. 1930711_81186115159_8386_nIn this workshop, you will brainstorm difficult and/or stigmatized issues within the workshop group, your family, community, workplace, etc.; discuss how stigma, isolation, shame, and/or awkwardness can affect activism and change efforts; read, listen to, and discuss work by published writers/artists that challenges stigma and/or silence; write, create, discuss; an...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, April 1
    • Time:
      10:30 am - 1:45 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $35
  • February 21, 2017

    Memoir: Finding Your Compass for Revision

    With Susan Brown. This class is designed for writers of memoir or other life writing who are ready to revise their writing and find the shape of the finished manuscript they want to complete. As we discuss revision strategies, we will look for the major themes and tensions of your work-in-progress and consider ways to highlight them throughout your manuscript. Class members will come away with a clearer perspective on their writing project, skills for revising any kind of manuscript, and concrete ways to bring energy and focus to the work they want to accomplish. [INTERM...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, February 21 - April 11
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $104
  • January 4, 2017

    Researching & Writing Nonfiction in the Digital Age

    With Beth Van Allen. In this hands-no course, we will investigate available research tools, learn to identify reliable sources, and recognize when it is necessary to consult printed and manuscript sources. We will explore developing viable topics and how to go about researching them. We will share what we write to provide useful feedback and strategies for self-editing and revision. The goal of this series will be to help each writer develop a viable nonfiction project or to improve and add to a work-in-progress. Please bring your own laptop (recommended but not required...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, January 4 - March 1
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $104
  • January 10, 2017

    Nonfiction Writing Group (Winter)

    With Neil Chethik, Carnegie Center Executive Director. Join a lively, diverse group of people in exploring nonfiction writing, including personal essays, columns, magazine pieces, and autobiography. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. [ALL LEVELS] Register Now for Nonfiction Writing Group (Winter).

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, January 10 - March 28
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $156
    • Addl Info:
         

      Nonfiction Writing Group will also meet in the SPRING on Tuesdays, April 11-May 30. Click here for more information.

  • April 11, 2017

    Nonfiction Writing Group (Spring)

    With Neil Chethik. Join a lively, diverse group of people in exploring nonfiction writing, including personal essays, columns, magazine pieces, and autobiography. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. [ALL LEVELS] Register now for Nonfiction Writing Group (Spring).

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, April 11 - May 30
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $104
    • Addl Info:
         

      Nonfiction Writing Group will also meet in the WINTER on Tuesdays, January 10-March 28. Click here for more information.