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Beyond the Book: Text, Image, & Experiments in the In-Between

with Molly Schaeffer

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, The Writing Life, Memoir, Novel, Short Story, Essay

Online

Open to all levels

6 Sessions

Start Date: May 1, 2023
End Date: June 12, 2023
Day of Week: Monday
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
3 seats left!
Member Price: $274.50
General Price: $305.00

Please note the following schedule changes not shown in the printed catalog:

New start date: 5/1

New end date: 6/12

No class on: 5/29

What is a book, and how can we interrogate its form? Looking at a range of works that combines writing and visual art, we will challenge the idea of the book while creating and discussing our process. We'll investigate alternative forms (chapbooks, artist books, zines, and installations) by writers and artists (Renee Gladman, Cecilia Vicuña, Kenneth Patchen, Etel Adnan, Ann Hamilton). Primarily generative and discussion/process-oriented—not a workshop for critique—we will challenge our creative comforts and work across media.

Registration dates:

March 13: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

March 14: Member registration opens

March 21: General registration opens

Molly Schaeffer

Molly Schaeffer

she/her

Molly Schaeffer’s writing has appeared in The Recluse, Tagvverk, Prelude, and The Poetry Project Newsletter; her chapbook STATE ZAP* is published by MO(0)ON/IO. She works in writing and visual art, and teaches in Bard College's Language and Thinking Program and the Summer @Brown Pre-College Program. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University. For more information go to mollyschaeffer.com.

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