The Writing Life

  • Term: Fall 2022
  • Start Date: October 5, 2022
  • End Date: October 26, 2022
  • Day of Week: Wednesday
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Level: Open to all levels
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $240.00
  • Member Price: $216.00

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Creative Vulnerability: Getting Started

What’s keeping you from finishing (or starting) the piece of your dreams? Inspired by Brené Brown’s definition of vulnerability as uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure, this course will explore ways of moving through artistic fear to get writing. In addition to discussions about vulnerability in our work, we will use exercises to visualize and approach our projects from new perspectives. Students are expected to bring one in-progress piece, and they'll leave with a clear path forward for their project.

Gracie Bialecki

Gracie Bialecki


Gracie Bialecki is a writer and literary coach who lives in Paris, France. Her fiction, essays, and video poems have appeared in various publications including Epiphany Magazine where she was a monthly columnist. Bialecki is the co-founder of Thirst, a gallery and storytelling series; a poetry editor at Paris Lit Up; and the author of Youth, a collection of poetry. Her novel, Purple Gold, was published by ANTIBOOKCLUB in 2020.