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Cut to the Quick: Flash NONfiction

Through reading, discussion, and workshop, we will explore the wilderness where short prose-poems meet concise lyrical essays and micro-narratives. Writers at every level will study the anatomy, behavior, and language of nonfiction miniatures like poem-essay hybrids. The expedition may encounter sharp-toothed truth, winged lyricism, and mini-memoirs traveling in book-length flocks. Writing prompts will help us capture these creatures. Our guides will include Judith Kitchen, Lia Purpura, Diane Seuss, and the king of brevity, Dinty W. Moore.

No class Nov. 29

Instructor: Erin Gilbert

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 11/01/2014

No Class On: 11/29/2014

End Date: 12/13/2014

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Erin Gilbert

Erin Gilbert holds an MFA from Bennington College, teaches at local colleges, and is currently at work on a novel and a set of linked personal essays. Her short stories, poetry, and essays appear regularly in a variety of publications.

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