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Winter Registration Dates

All registrations open at 10:30 am

$500+ donor Registration: November 26
Member Registration: November 27
General Registration: December 4

New! Early Bird Pricing November 26 through December 10:

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

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Writing Critical Essays and Reviews

Intermediate | As the saying goes, everyone’s a critic. Or are they? Students interested in criticism—literary, music, cultural—will explore the art of critical writing by reading the work of others and producing their own writing. Class work will include discussing…

Course Type: 4 Sessions  |   Instructor: Kevin O'Rourke

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Start Date: 02/25/2019 – 7:10 PM

Kevin O'Rourke

Originally from Philadelphia, Kevin O’Rourke lives in Seattle, where he works in book publishing. He studied art at Kenyon College and writing at the University of Minnesota. His first book, the essay collection As If Seen at an Angle, was published by Tinderbox Editions.

Other creative work has appeared in Big Muddy Journal, Cobalt Review, and Seneca Review, among others. He is also an active book critic and a regular contributor to Michigan Quarterly Review. His writing is supported by a grant from 4Culture.

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