Class Catalog

There’s a class for everyone.

Long-time writer or just getting started? Writing an epic poem or a short story? Whoever you are and wherever your passions lie—if you want to write, there’s a Hugo House class for you. Explore our catalog and find yours.

When we say we want our classes to be for everyone, we mean it.

Nonfiction, Poetry, Reading

Reading and Writing with CAConrad

Instructor: Leigh Sugar. Using CAConrad's Ecodeviance: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness we will examine process, content, form, and product and practice writing poems in the borrowed style.

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Level: Open to all levels
Length: 2 sessions
Start: March 12, 2023 , 1:10pm PT
Format: Online
Poetry

Get Messy: Push Past Perfectionism & Procrastination

Instructor: Dilruba Ahmed. Get past the writers' block with this whirlwind session of poetry prompts to help you crank out a new batch of draft material.

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Level: Open to all levels
Length: 1 session
Start: March 14, 2023 , 10:00am PT
Format: Online
Nonfiction, Poetry

Cross-Pollination: Poets Writing Memoir

Instructor: Jessica Gigot. This workshop will look at the work of contemporary poets who also write memoir, exploring the opportunities and potential obstacles in writing effectively across genres.

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Level: Intermediate
Length: 1 session
Start: March 18, 2023 , 1:10pm PT
Format: In Person
Poetry, The Writing Life

Reaching A Readership: Submitting Your Poems To Journals

Instructor: Dilruba Ahmed. This class will discuss cover letters, simultaneous submissions, and where to submit, while also exploring strategies for reaching a broader audience.

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Level: Open to all levels
Length: 1 session
Start: March 21, 2023 , 10:00am PT
Format: Online
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, The Writing Life, Memoir, Novel, Short Story, Essay

Writer’s Welcome Kit (ASYNCHRONOUS)

This asynchronous course features online workbooks, including ten essential templates in Word and Excel to kickstart your writing life, and resources professional writers use to get published.

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Start: April 9, 2023 , 12:00am PT
Format: Online Asynchronous