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The Micro Essay

All Levels | Between Twitter and wall feeds, blogs and Brevity, some of the most exciting contemporary writing is happening in the space between 140 characters and 1,000 words. In this generative course, we’ll explore the ranges of short-form nonfiction, learn how restraint and constraint can enhance the power of prose, and practice the art of economy in our own micro-essays, inspired by readings and prompts.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through the end of 2020.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Anna Vodicka

Class Type: 6 Sessions

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Term: Fall 2020

Start Date: 09/16/2020

End Date: 10/21/2020

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Anna Vodicka

Anna Vodicka's essays have appeared in AFAR, Brevity, Guernica, Harvard Review, Longreads, McSweeneys' Internet Tendency, Paste, and Best Women's Travel Writing 2017. She has had residency fellowships to Vermont Studio Center and Hedgebrook.

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