Symphony of Words: Melody & Cadence

with Alyse Knorr

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Online

Open to all levels

4 Sessions

Start Date: February 29, 2024
End Date: March 21, 2024
Day of Week: Thursday
Time: 7:10pm - 9:10pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
3 seats left!
Member Price: $237.60
General Price: $264.00

Did you know that vowels have pitch, like musical notes? Or that consonants have texture? Or that the rhythm of a sentence impacts a reader's emotions? This class for writers of all genres and levels offers a crash course in how to control the rhyme, rhythm, and meter of your writing for maximum sonic impact. No submissions will be required, but each session will offer space for generative in-class writing. Take this course if you want your writing to sing!

ADDITIONAL CLASS DETAILS:

  • Work outside of class: 1-2 hours of writing outside of class.
  • This class includes:
    • Craft Discussion: teachers and students explore essential elements of the craft.
    • Generative Writing: students create new work during class or from assignments.
    • Reading: class engages in close study of one or more works.

REGISTRATION DATES: 

  • December 4: Scholarship Donation Day 
  • December 5: Member registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 12: General registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 18: Last day of Early Bird pricing
Alyse Knorr

Alyse Knorr

she/her/hers

Alyse Knorr is a queer poet, associate professor of English at Regis University, co-editor of Switchback Books, and co-producer of the Sweetbitter podcast. She is the author of three poetry collections, two nonfiction books, and four poetry chapbooks.

Most classes are offered at a general and member tuition rates based on instruction hours, with Hugo House members receiving a 10% discount on classes fewer than six sessions.

Early bird discounts are available during the first two weeks of registration and apply to both general and member tuition rates.

To help provide financial accessibility to our class offerings, some classes each quarter are offered with a sliding-scale tuition model, allowing students to pay what they can for the class. For these classes, tuition increments starting at $5 and going up to 125% of the standard pricing will be listed on the page.

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Class sessions may be recorded if a session falls on a holiday, or if a student has access needs. Class recordings are not guaranteed.

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Classes may be cancelled if less than the minimum number of students are enrolled within ten days before the class start date. If Hugo House needs to cancel a class for any reason, students can choose between receiving a full credit toward future classes or full refund.

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