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Among Animals: Living With and Writing About Species Other Than Our Own

All Levels | A marmoset joins Virginia and Leonard Woolf’s household in Sigrid Nunez’s Mitz: The Marmoset of Bloomsbury; a falconer bonds with a goshawk after her father’s death in H is for Hawk. Dogs see Jennifer Finney Boylan and Deborah Thompson through grief, change, and crisis in a series of essays. Each of these pieces speaks to the power of other species to awaken us to vulnerability—but also to joy, freedom, and grace. Alongside reading and discussing writing across genres, we’ll enjoy writing exercises about or including species other than our own.

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Instructor: Jacqueline Kolosov

Class Type: 6 Sessions

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Term: Winter 2022

Start Date: 02/17/2022

End Date: 03/24/2022

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Jacqueline Kolosov

Jacqueline Kolosov is the recipient of an NEA Literature Fellowship. She has published 3 full-length collections of poetry along with YA/NA novels, and stories, essays & myriad hybrid forms. She has coedited 3 anthologies of contemporary writing, most recently Family Resemblance: An Anthology and Exploration of 8 Hybrid Literary Genres, winner of Foreword's IndieFab Gold Medal in Writing.

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