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Course Catalog

Online Class | Mystery and Necessity

VIDEO: This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom).

In Diving Into the Wreck Adrienne Rich writes: “I came to explore the wreck./The words are purposes./The words are maps./I came to see the damage that was done/and the treasures that prevail.” How can we as writers transform the layered material of our lives and begin mapping a unique voice? How did it sound in our kitchens? How did it feel to hold that blue bowl you were forbidden to touch? How did it sound on the streets and in the woods of our childhoods? What are the stories we half-heard? Or turned away from hearing? Pulling from sensory and remembered landscapes provides us opportunities as writers. Come prepared to take chances and leave with beginnings and ideas for new and necessary stories.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online until further notice. If there's a possibility that your class might take place in person, you will be notified in advance. Even if classes can be held in person, there will always be a hybrid option to participate via Zoom.

Classes with "Zoom" in the title will be held via Zoom even after our doors open. Classes listed as "Online" will be held on Wet Ink, our platform for asynchronous learning.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Victoria Redel

Class Type: 1 Session

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Start Date: 04/29/2020

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 20

$180.00 Member Price:
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$200.00 General Price:

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Victoria Redel

Victoria Redel is the author of five books
of fiction and three books of poetry, most
recently the novel Before Everything (Penguin,
2017). Redel has received fellowships
from the Guggenheim Foundation and the
NEA, and is on the faculty at Sarah Lawrence
College.

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