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Hit the Road

All Levels | What is it about road trips? From Twain to Kerouac, writers have found inspiration in hitting the road, making the American road narrative an essential genre. In this class, we’ll examine the ‘road’ in literature as a theme, symbol, and organizing principle. Since we’ve all been cooped up this year, class will consist of two sections, and participants will be encouraged to get out between them for a drive. When we re-meet, we’ll bring our scribbles and routes, then write together.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Kim Brown Seely

Class Type: 2 Sessions

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Term: Spring 2021

Start Date: 05/01/2021

End Date: 05/08/2021

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:10 pm – 4:10 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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$180.00 General Price:

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Kim Brown Seely

Kim Brown Seely’s debut memoir, Uncharted (Sasquatch Books / Penguin Random House 2019), was recently named one of the “best retirement books of 2019” by the Wall Street Journal, although Seely is nowhere near retiring. Winner of the 2016 Lowell Thomas Journalist of the Year Award and the Lowell Thomas Award in Environmental Journalism, she worked for many years as senior editor at Travel & Leisure magazine, contributing editor at National Geographic Adventure, and travel editor at Microsoft. She is a contributing writer for Virtuoso Life magazine, where she has won nearly a dozen awards for her work. She serves on the board of Copper Canyon Press and divides her time between Bellevue, WA and Hailey, Idaho.

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