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Digital Detox: Writing Without Distractions

All Levels | Do you spend too much time looking at screens? Are you distracted by the internet while writing? This class is intended as an antidote to the particular angst of living in our technology-saturated moment. We’ll use our meetings to experiment with practices that shift or reset our habits, including writing by hand, observational exercises, and more; weekly assignments will expand on this work. Expect to leave the class with pieces to keep working on and with your mind refreshed.

Instructor: Liza Birnbaum

Class Type: 2 Sessions

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Term: Fall 2019

Start Date: 11/09/2019

End Date: 11/16/2019

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Liza Birnbaum

Liza Birnbaum's fiction and essays have appeared in Web Conjunctions, jubilat, Open Letters Monthly, and other publications. She is a founding editor of Big Big Wednesday, an annual print journal of literature and visual art, and has taught creative writing in a number of settings, most recently at an alternative school for young women who are pregnant or parenting. In 2019, she will be a funded resident at the Lillian E. Smith Center at Piedmont College. She holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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