Ghosts and Apparitions: Writing About What Haunts Us [Allison Ellis]
All Levels | The ghost story is among the oldest and most ubiquitous literary narratives, crossing nearly every culture and genre. But what is a ghost story, really? We’ll look at excerpted material from some of the classics ( James, Wharton, Jackson, and Morrison) plus work from Laura van den Berg, Jesmyn Ward, Mark Doty, Joan Didion, and Carmen Maria Machado. Expect to learn a variety of literary techniques, obtain peer and instructor feedback, and leave with a new draft for a chapter, short story, or essay.