Writing Home [Margot Kahn]
All Levels | Home can be where we learn to first understand our place in the world, and a place we return to again and again for answers about how to be. Looking at several example essays by writers like Elissa Washuta, Amanda Petrusich, Jane Wong, and Jennifer Finney Boylan, we will discuss how choices in form, voice, and content work in a variety of “home” narratives, from the sprawling multi-generational family story to the domestic vignette. We’ll work through a series of prompts to complete a vignette each week that may serve as a collaged story, the beginning of an essay, or sections of a larger work.
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