The Writer’s Notebook
Genres: The Writing Life
How are our notebooks extensions of ourselves? Combining generative exercises, workshops, and notable examples, we'll investigate the relationship between writers/artists and their notebooks, and ask how our notebooks can feed our creative work and even be the creative work itself. We'll explore what draws us to the notebooks of others, and touch on written/illustrated correspondence, as well as relevant readings. Expect to investigate outside your comfort zone, and to gain inspiration and insight into your creative practice.
ADDITIONAL CLASS DETAILS:
- Feedback in class: Both peer and instructor feedback given.
- Work outside of class: 1-2 hours of writing or reading outside of class.
- This class includes:
- Generative Writing: students create new work during class or from assignments.
- Craft Discussion: teachers and students explore essential elements of the craft.
- Workshop: students submit work for critique from the teacher and class.
No class on 2/19/2024
- 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
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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