September, 2014

Classy Talk with Waverly Fitzgerald | Fall 2014

Posted Thu, 9/25/2014 - 10:46am by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? Novel Immersion What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? I hope they’ll take away a first draft of a complete novel, but if not, I expect they…

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Classy Talk with David Schmader | Summer 2015

Posted Fri, 9/19/2014 - 5:05pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? Brainstorming. What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? What I most hope students will take away is a method of talking themselves through the part of writing…

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Classy Talk with David Lasky | Fall 2014

Posted Fri, 9/19/2014 - 4:52pm by  |  Category:

What is the name of your class? “Reading Graphic Masters” (co-teaching with Greg Stump) What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? A greater appreciation for comics as a form of literature. What sorts of…

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Classy Talk with Anca Szilagyi | Fall 2014

Posted Mon, 9/15/2014 - 3:52pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class?  The Fiction Workshop What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class?  How to ask the kinds of questions that spur writing further. What sorts of writers will you…

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Classy Talk with Sierra Nelson | Fall 2014

Posted Wed, 9/10/2014 - 6:38pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? (please link your class from the website) Crash Course Rainbow: One-Day Workshop on Color and Poetry What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? I hope students leave…

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Classy Talk with Ross McMeekin | Fall 2014

Posted Wed, 9/10/2014 - 6:27pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? Robin Oliveira and I are teaching a class called, “Taming the Beast: Gaining Perspective on Your Novel Draft.” What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? Perspective. Trying…

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Classy Talk with Kim Stafford | Fall 2014

Posted Wed, 9/10/2014 - 6:22pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class?  Travel Journal in Poems People should take this class if…  They want to write in order to harvest indelible moments, treasure times of being lost, revisit magic places and characters, and savor enigmatic encounters…

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Classy Talk with Alma Garcia | Fall 2014

Posted Wed, 9/10/2014 - 6:11pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? Feeling It: Creating Emotional Depth in Fiction What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from this class? A better understanding of the various—and most natural—ways to access your characters’ emotions,…

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Classy Talk with Samar Abulhassan | Fall 2014

Posted Mon, 9/08/2014 - 1:22pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? Lighting the Long Roots: Making Poems of Home What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class?  Startling, fresh networks into long-forgotten chambers of “home.”  Home not as static…

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Classy Talk with Megan Kruse | Fall 2014

Posted Mon, 9/08/2014 - 12:58pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class?  Finding Your Genre What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? Just like we need to work to find the lives that best represent us, so do we…

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Classy Talk with Raymond Fleischmann

Posted Sun, 9/07/2014 - 2:38am by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? Close Encounters of the Third-Person Kind What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? A more sophisticated understanding of narrative point-of-view. What sorts of writers will you be…

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Classy Talk with Bill Carty | Fall 2014

Posted Sun, 9/07/2014 - 2:33am by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? Everyday Poets: An Intro to Contemporary Poems What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? How about “one thing” that’s twofold? I hope we will recognize strategies that…

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Classy Talk with Clare Meeker | Fall 2014

Posted Sun, 9/07/2014 - 2:28am by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class?  Polishing Your Children’s Book Manuscript What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class?  A polished draft for submission to a publisher. What sorts of writers will you be…

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Classy Talk with Nancy Kress | Fall 2014

Posted Sun, 9/07/2014 - 2:19am by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class? Fiction Critique What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? The ability to see the essential elements and overall structure of a story—what must be there for fiction…

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Classy Talk with Whitney Otto | Fall 2014

Posted Tue, 9/02/2014 - 10:49pm by  |  Category:

What is the title of your class?  Life in a Teacup What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? Something that will translate into their own writing, whatever they’re working on now—it doesn’t have to…

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