Class Catalog

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8/10/15: Stanza members

8/11/15: All members

8/18/15: General public

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DIY Publishing Series [Waverly Fitzgerald and Annie Pearson]

This series outlines everything a writer needs to know to become an author and publisher. We will demystify the publication process, presenting details you need to navigate it successfully. Learn how to choose a successful path to publication, find and…

Hugo House Collaboration Series [Sierra Nelson]

For more than seventeen years, poet and multidisciplinary artist Sierra Nelson has been collaboratively writing, performing, teaching, and engaging in creative conversation with fellow writers and artists as a core part of her practice. This series of collaboratively taught classes…

Essay Experiments

The essay is a fluid and experimental form, and we will push the boundaries of what is possible, working on essays that include found text, interweave poetry and prose, and adopt other forms as homes. We’ll read excellent examples and…

Course Type: 6 Week  |   Instructor: Waverly Fitzgerald

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Start Date: 9/9/2015 – 7:00 PM

Novel Prep

Even for very rough drafts, you need a good sense of where you’re going and how to get there before you start. But how do you decide where you’re going until you meet your characters, hear their voices, and write…

Course Type: 6 Week  |   Instructor: Laurie Frankel

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Start Date: 9/9/2015 – 7:00 PM
This class is full

Mode in Poems

Identifying modes of poems is an underused method of diagnosing why they satisfy the reader (or don’t). In this workshop, we’ll define the four basic modes of poems (lyric, narrative, argument, description) and read examples of each. Then we’ll turn…

Course Type: 1 Day  |   Instructor: Natasha Saje

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Start Date: 9/10/2015 – 6:00 PM

Experimental Poetry Workshop

This workshop will introduce students to some of the many forms of experimental poetry writing. We’ll read a variety of examples from Surrealism, Dada, Oulipo, John Cage, and others, discuss processes, and write our own experimental poems. As we engage…

Course Type: 1 Day  |   Instructor: Alejandro de Acosta

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Start Date: 9/12/2015 – 1:00 PM

Just the Basics: Foundational Elements of Writing Fiction

In this introduction to the basics of fiction writing, we’ll start at the beginning, covering the primary elements of fiction (character, point of view, dialogue, setting, and style) through discussions, weekly readings of model short stories, and writing exercises. Each…

Course Type: 6 Week  |   Instructor: Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum

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Start Date: 9/12/2015 – 10:00 AM
3 seats available

Master Class

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Course Type: 1 Day  |   Instructor: Dinaw Mengestu

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Start Date: 9/12/2015 – 10:00 AM

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