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Jan
11
Join a lively, diverse group of people exploring nonfiction writing, including personal essays, columns, magazine pieces, and autobiography. This is a chance to share your work in progress, receive and offer feedback, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. For all levels. Neil Chethik is the author of FatherLoss: How Sons ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 11th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
January 11th - March 8th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$126
Instructor

Neil Chethik

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
18
There’s no better way to connect us universally than to divulge fearlessly our individuality. Memoir is the art of capturing our memories, vividly and passionately, molding them into pieces of literature, pieces of art. We’ll study masters of memoir over the centuries and work to craft your own stories. For all ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 18th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
January 18th - February 22nd
Time
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Erin Chandler

Venue
Online
Jan
19
Have you ever read a piece in a magazine or newspaper that you just can’t put down? How do writers for magazines and newspapers pull readers in? We’ll teach you the secrets of how to craft a piece that really grabs your readers and takes them on a journey. From ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 19th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
January 19th - February 23rd
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Liz Carey

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
24
Do you want to effectively express your opinions in social media and blog posts, op-ed columns, and letters to the editor of your local newspaper? Learn how to write persuasive, engaging, fact-based commentary and get it published. For all levels. Led by Tom Eblen, an award-winning columnist and former managing ...
Start Date
Monday, January 24th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
January 24th - February 7th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$42
Instructor

Tom Eblen

Venue
Online
Jan
24
In this three-part class led by the founding director of The WhoWeLost Project, participants will craft brief memorial stories about someone they’ve lost to COVID-19, or due to other causes within the general time frame of the pandemic. Together, we will focus on how to capture and document the details ...
Start Date
Monday, January 24th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
January 24th - February 7th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$42
Instructor

Martha Greenwald

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Feb
22
Are you witty, funny, or insightful? Do you have opinions and experiences that would make a great contribution to one of your favorite magazines? Or would you like to write down your thoughts for loved ones or friends? Personal essays are a combination of memoir, opinion, experience, and creativity. How ...
Start Date
Tuesday, February 22nd
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
February 22nd - March 22nd
Time
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost
$70
Instructor

Janna McMahan

Venue
Online
Mar
2
This class will consider the variety of possible structures for your memoir. Our goal will be to match content with form to discover the most compelling way to tell your story. We will analyze some successful memoirs and use writing exercises to experiment with shaping or re-shaping your work-in-progress. Discovering ...
Start Date
Wednesday, March 2nd
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
March 2nd - March 23rd
Time
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Leatha Kendrick

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Mar
2
Join Sylvia Lovely for a three-part seminar series on how to write the stories of your life. From cave wall hieroglyphics to the great literary works, we are hard-wired to describe and understand our lives and the times in which we live through stories. Some say, “I do not have ...
Start Date
Wednesday, March 2nd
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
March 2nd - March 16th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$39; $33 for Good Foods Co-op owners)
Instructor

Sylvia Lovely

Venue
Good Foods Co-op
Address
455 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY
Mar
19
Turn your side gig into a full-time hustle. Have you ever wanted to work as a freelance writer? As more and more people are working to break into the freelance writing market, we’ve got the real 4-1-1 on what it takes to have a successful career as a freelance writer ...
Start Date
Saturday, March 19th
Note
One-Time
Time
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
$56
Instructor

Liz Carey

Venue
Online

We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

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Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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