Fiction, Nonfiction

  • Term: Summer 2022
  • Start Date: August 7, 2022
  • End Date: August 7, 2022
  • Day of Week: Sunday
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Level: Open to all levels
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: In Person
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $90.00
  • Member Price: $81.00

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The Punch-Up: Unleashing Your Humor on the Page (IN-PERSON)

Do you have a sense of humor, but find it hard to translate that humor into your writing? You know what you're going for, but feel like it's falling flat? Explore methods and get tips on finding the funny in this "writers' room" session. Bring your essays, stories, monologues, and screenplays to share and punch up!

This class may be moved online for some or all sessions depending on the COVID-19 public health guidelines and Hugo House’s current in-person program policy. We are monitoring the situation daily. Hugo House prioritizes the health of our students and staff.

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Beth Lisick

Beth Lisick

Beth Lisick, writes humorous essays, NYT bestselling books and screenplays and performed on stage and film with Tara Jepsen, exploring what Eileen Myles calls "the humiliation of being female." You too can exploit what's funny about everything you thought you were ashamed of.

Lynn Breedlove

Lynn Breedlove

Lynn Breedlove, creator of Lynnee Breedlove’s One Freak show. Too many props for comedy, too many punchlines for theater! He’s a novelist, poet, punk, memoirist, and as frontman for Tribe8, The Homobiles, and COMMANDO.