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Read it and Weep: the Art of Emotion

All Levels | Ever cried over a book? Grinned at a happy ending? If so, you know that skillfully crafted emotional scenes create a true sympathetic response in readers—and you know making a reader feel something is more complicated than writing, “It was sad.” Together, we’ll engage with scenes by writers like James Baldwin and J.K. Rowling, and through writing exercises will learn to charge our own prose with emotional electricity. Come prepared to go deep. . .Also, to make funny faces.

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

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Emma Törzs

Class Type: 1 Session

Start Date: 08/12/2017

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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$145.00 General Price:

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Emma Törzs

Emma Törzs is based in Minneapolis. She is the recipient of a 2015 O. Henry award, and her stories have appeared in journals such as Ploughshares, the Threepenny Review, Narrative, the Cincinnati Review, and Salt Hill, among others.

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