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Sep
11
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, September 11th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Duration
September 11th - October 9th
Time
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

LeTonia Jones & Tanya Torp

Venue
Online
Sep
14
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, September 14th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
September 14th - November 30th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$156
Instructor

Neil Chethik

Venue
Online
Sep
16
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, September 16th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
September 16th - November 4th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$104
Instructor

Liz Carey

Venue
Online
Sep
21
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, September 21st
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
September 21st - October 26th
Time
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Erin Chandler

Venue
Online
Sep
23
Led by the Founding Director of WhoWeLostKY.org, in this two-part class, participants will craft brief memorial stories about someone they’ve lost to COVID-19 directly 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 of ...
Start Date
Thursday, September 23rd
Note
Meets Thursdays; Meets twice
Duration
September 23rd - October 7th
Time
5:45pm - 7:15pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Greenwald

Venue
Online
Oct
13
Writer Annie Dillard, in an essay called “Seeing” in Pilgrim at Tinker’s Creek, describes one moment of light in the branches of a tree in a wood: “I had been my whole life a bell and never knew it until that moment I was lifted and struck.” This six-week course ...
Start Date
Wednesday, October 13th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
October 13th - November 17th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Karen Salyer McElmurray

Venue
Online
Oct
20
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 create essays that capture your food heritage. Ellen Birkett Morris has written about food for Cooking Light, The ...
Start Date
Wednesday, October 20th
Note
One-Time
Duration
October 20th - October 20th
Time
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost
$15; $13 for Good Foods Co-op owners)
Instructor

Ellen Birkett Morris

Venue
Online / Good Foods Co-op
Oct
26
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
Tuesday, October 26th
Note
Tuesdays
Duration
October 26th - November 30th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Liz Carey

Venue
Online
Nov
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, November 3rd
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
November 3rd - November 17th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$39; $33 for Good Foods Co-op owners)
Instructor

Sylvia Lovely

Venue
Online / Good Foods Co-op
Nov
8
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, November 8th
Note
Meets Monday through Friday
Duration
November 8th - November 12th
Time
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
$195
Instructor

Sallie Bingham

Venue
Online

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