Nonfiction Writing Classes

  • June 12, 2018

    Nonfiction Writing Group

    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.

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, June 12 - July 31
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $91
    • Addl Info:
         

      No class July 10

  • June 21, 2018

    The Art of Narrative Longform

    With Joe DePaolo. As popularized by major magazines and curators such as Longform.org, narrative non-fiction is in the midst of a renaissance. Here, you’ll learn how to identify a worthy longform subject, generate a story arc, and craft a great narrative from beginning to end. You’ll even receive some tips on how to get your feature published. Led by Joe DePaolo – a frequent contributor to The New York Times and Washington Post, whose longform work has earned recognition in the annual Best American Sports Writing anthology. [ALL LEVELS] [NEW!]

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, June 21 - July 26
    • Time:
      5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $90
  • July 11, 2018

    Looking Inward: How to Mine Your Own Stories

    With Anella Wetter. Looking Inward is a mindful writing process that guides writers to tell the truth to themselves about themselves. This process supports the development of short works, such as personal essays and stories, and longer works, such as memoirs. 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 bestseller and is currently writing her memoir. [ALL LEVELS] [NEW!]  

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, July 11 - August 15
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $78