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Browse Summer & Fall Classes!

Hugo House: Your best source for writing classes in Seattle.

For more information on the schedule, scholarships, the various formats of our writing classes, and cancellation policies, check out our About page. Or, go meet our talented instructors.

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Fall Registration Dates

All registrations open at 10:30 am

$500+ donor Registration: August 12
Member Registration: August 13
General Registration: August 20


Early Bird Pricing Aug. 12 through Aug. 26:

  • $10 off one-session classes
  • $20 off classes that are two to six sessions
  • $35 off classes that are eight sessions or more

Early bird pricing will automatically apply at checkout. 

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Online Class | Creative Nonfiction I

This class will help you decide the best way to tell the nonfiction story you want to tell. Together we will write and share from generative prompts, read a diversity of essays, and investigate our own personal stories. We will…

Course Type: 6 Sessions  |   Instructor: Anne Liu Kellor

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Start Date: 09/16/2019

Anne Liu Kellor

Anne Liu Kellor is a multiracial Chinese American writer, teacher, editor, and coach. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in publications such as Longreads, The New England Review, The Normal School, Fourth Genre, Vela Magazine, and Literary Mama, and her manuscript, Heart Radical, was selected by Cheryl Strayed as 1st runner-up in Kore Press’s 2018 memoir contest. Anne has received fellowships from Hedgebrook, Hypatia-in-the-Woods, 4Culture, and Jack Straw.

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Creative Nonfiction I

This class will help you decide the best way to tell the nonfiction story you want to tell. Together we will write and share from generative prompts, read a diversity of essays, and investigate our own personal stories. We will…

Course Type: 6 Sessions  |   Instructor: Anne Liu Kellor

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Start Date: 10/03/2019 – 7:10 PM

Anne Liu Kellor

Anne Liu Kellor is a multiracial Chinese American writer, teacher, editor, and coach. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in publications such as Longreads, The New England Review, The Normal School, Fourth Genre, Vela Magazine, and Literary Mama, and her manuscript, Heart Radical, was selected by Cheryl Strayed as 1st runner-up in Kore Press’s 2018 memoir contest. Anne has received fellowships from Hedgebrook, Hypatia-in-the-Woods, 4Culture, and Jack Straw.

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Writing Mother and Child

Introductory / Intermediate | Anxiety. Guilt. Sacrifice. Exhaustion. Joy. Humor. Insight. Change. Motherhood encompasses a huge range of layers and emotions. Each week we will read and discuss contemporary essays and memoirs, alongside writing and sharing from in-class freewrites. Prompts…

Course Type: 6 Sessions  |   Instructor: Anne Liu Kellor

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Start Date: 10/06/2019 – 1:00 PM

Anne Liu Kellor

Anne Liu Kellor is a multiracial Chinese American writer, teacher, editor, and coach. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in publications such as Longreads, The New England Review, The Normal School, Fourth Genre, Vela Magazine, and Literary Mama, and her manuscript, Heart Radical, was selected by Cheryl Strayed as 1st runner-up in Kore Press’s 2018 memoir contest. Anne has received fellowships from Hedgebrook, Hypatia-in-the-Woods, 4Culture, and Jack Straw.

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