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Sibling Reverie! How to Write About Brothers, Sisters, Hope & Heartbreak (ZOOM)

This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom), Pacific Time.

Literature tends to focus on parents and partners. But what about the siblings who shape who we become? We’ll look at the work of James Baldwin, Justin Torres, Jane Austen, and others to examine the profound influence (and anguish) that arises from our brothers and sisters, and how to write about these relationships. We’ll do an in-class exercise aimed at discovering this in real time.

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: Steve Almond

Class Type: 1 Session

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Start Date: 07/13/2020

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 20

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Steve Almond

Steve Almond is the author of ten books of fiction and non-fiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Candyfreak and Against Football. His forthcoming book is William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life. Steve's short stories have appeared in the Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Prize anthologies. His essays have appeared in the New York Times Magazine and elsewhere. For many years, he hosted the Dear Sugars podcast with Cheryl Strayed.

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