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Jan
9
The purpose of this circle is to offer a safer space for BIPOC womyn to write and share our truths. It will also serve to build a strong BIPOC womyn’s writing community. Each session will include writing prompts, time for sharing, and encouraging feedback from classmates. One week of the ...
Start Date
Saturday, January 9th
Duration
January 9th - February 13th
Time
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

LeTonia Jones & Tanya Torp

Venue
Online
Jan
11
Whether you’re already earning money from your food writing or the most you’ve ever written is a Yelp review about your dinner, this multi-week class is designed to help students take their skills to the next level. Using weekly lessons, a comprehensive reading list, and personal feedback, participants will learn ...
Start Date
Monday, January 11th
Note
No class Jan. 18
Duration
January 11th - March 8th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$104
Instructor

Ashlie Stevens

Venue
Online
Jan
12
Join a lively, diverse group of people 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. Neil is the author of FatherLoss: How Sons Deal With the ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 12th
Duration
January 12th - March 23rd
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$143
Instructor

Neil Chethik

Venue
Online
Jan
14
Whether you are a White writer who wants to use diverse characters in your work, or you’re a Black writer who wants to decenter whiteness in your work, this 6 week, half generative, half workshop class will have something for you. Based on Ibram X Kendi’s How to Be an ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 14th
Duration
January 14th - February 18th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Claudia Love Mair & Elizabeth Burton

Venue
Online
Jan
14
For anyone who has ever wanted to freelance write, this class will teach you what freelance writing is, how to get assignments, what tools of the trade you'll need, and how to manage the business end of freelance writing. By the end of this class, you'll not only know where ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 14th
Duration
January 14th - February 18th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Liz Carey

Venue
Online
Feb
3
“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” — Ruth Reichl Learn how to convey the most elemental of experiences in words that will be savored long after your work is read. We'll read compelling food narratives and give you the ingredients to ...
Start Date
Wednesday, February 3rd
Duration
February 3rd - March 17th
Time
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$39 ($33 for Good Foods owners)
Instructor

Sylvia Lovely

Venue
Online
Feb
3
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, February 3rd
Duration
February 3rd - March 17th
Time
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$39 ($33 for Good Foods owners)
Instructor

Sylvia Lovely

Venue
Online
Feb
15
We need to expand our understanding of memoir; it is actually the writing of history from often ignored points of view. From researching a time period, to fearlessly making use of family letters and other papers, to unfettering your imagination to fill in the blanks, this writing intensive will inspire ...
Start Date
Monday, February 15th
Note
This class meets daily, Monday through Friday, for one week.
Duration
February 15th - February 19th
Time
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
$130
Instructor

Sallie Bingham

Venue
Online
Feb
22
In this class we’ll create a series of brief personal narratives, taking inspiration from memoir composed of separate small essays, observations, and stories. We’ll consider the themes beckoning us to explore, and generate new work in class with the help of writing prompts. By the end of the class, you’ll ...
Start Date
Monday, February 22nd
Duration
February 22nd - March 29th
Time
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Cost
$90
Instructor

Susan Brown

Venue
Online
Feb
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. Led by Tom Eblen, an award-winning columnist and former managing editor of the ...
Start Date
Wednesday, February 24th
Duration
February 24th - March 10th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$39
Instructor

Tom Eblen

Venue
Online
Apr
3
The purpose of this circle is to offer a safer space for BIPOC womyn to write and share our truths. It will also serve to build a strong BIPOC womyn’s writing community. Each session will include writing prompts, time for sharing, and encouraging feedback from classmates. One week of the ...
Start Date
Saturday, April 3rd
Duration
April 3rd - May 8th
Time
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

LeTonia Jones & Tanya Torp

Venue
Online
Apr
5
Perception and personal experiences are the keys to gathering an interesting family legacy. You know the story. You’ve been writing or telling it for years. You’ve been listening. You know the genealogy. Now it’s time to create artifacts of memory to be passed down for years to come. Using old ...
Start Date
Monday, April 5th
Duration
April 5th - May 24th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$104
Instructor

Laverne Zabielski

Venue
Online
Apr
6
Join a lively, diverse group of people 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. Neil is the author of FatherLoss: How Sons Deal With the ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 6th
Duration
April 6th - May 25th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$104
Instructor

Neil Chethik

Venue
Online
Apr
8
For anyone who has ever wanted to freelance write, this class will teach you what freelance writing is, how to get assignments, what tools of the trade you'll need, and how to manage the business end of freelance writing. By the end of this class, you'll not only know where ...
Start Date
Thursday, April 8th
Duration
April 8th - May 13th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Liz Carey

Venue
Online
Apr
12
If you've taken our 'Introduction to Food Writing' course—or you've spent time working independently on your food writing—this class can help you take your career to the next level. Instructor Ashlie Stevens will help you perfect the basics of crafting pitches that communicate to editors exactly what you want to ...
Start Date
Monday, April 12th
Duration
April 12th - May 3rd
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$52
Instructor

Ashlie Stevens

Venue
Online
Apr
19
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
Monday, April 19th
Duration
April 19th - May 24th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Janna McMahan

Venue
Online
Apr
19
We need to expand our understanding of memoir; it is actually the writing of history from often ignored points of view. From researching a time period, to fearlessly making use of family letters and other papers, to unfettering your imagination to fill in the blanks, this writing intensive will inspire ...
Start Date
Monday, April 19th
Note
This class meets daily, Monday through Friday, for one week.
Duration
April 19th - April 23rd
Time
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
$130
Instructor

Sallie Bingham

Venue
Online

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