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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, Memoir, Essay

Adding Dimensions to Creative Nonfiction

Instructor: Tamara Dean. In this workshop, we'll experiment with several techniques for expanding the dimensions of creative nonfiction, including speculation, research, structural invention, and stylistic innovation.

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Level: Open to all levels
Length: 6 sessions
Start: April 18, 2024 , 5:00pm PT
Format: Online
Nonfiction, Memoir, Essay

How to Write a Family Portrait

Instructor: Kristen Millares Young. Learn to tell the stories that have preoccupied, amused, and defined your family for generations, reflecting on intimate truths that can redefine how we think about ourselves, our kin, and our communities.

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Level: Open to all levels
Length: 1 session
Start: April 18, 2024 , 6:00pm PT
Format: Online
Nonfiction, Memoir, Essay

Como Escribir un Retrato Familiar