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The Art of the Interview

Beginning. Whether it’s a memoir or essays you’re researching, what you learn about your nonfiction topics depends on what questions you ask—and how you ask them. Learn techniques for interviews (in person and via email), including how to prepare in advance, how to listen actively and how not to miss the follow-up question. We’ll hear examples of technique from writers, as well as try our hands at writing from an interview at least once during the class.

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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: Dianne Aprile

Class Type: 6 Sessions

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Start Date: 11/02/2016

No Class On: 11/16/2016

End Date: 12/14/2016

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Dianne Aprile

Dianne Aprile writes essays, poems, and nonfiction books. Her work, featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, appears in the latest This I Believe anthology. She teaches at Spalding University’s MFA in Writing Program and received an Artist Trust fellowship as well as Hedgebrook and Whiteley Center residencies.

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