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Writing About Friendship

All Levels | Friendships aren’t always taken as seriously in our culture as romantic or familial bonds, but they can be every bit as meaningful, dynamic, and complicated. In this class, we’ll consider ways of representing these relationships and their power on the page. We’ll look to other writers for inspiration, and we’ll explore style, language, and form as we write and revise our own stories of friendship (whether fiction or nonfiction) in a supportive workshop setting.

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: Liza Birnbaum

Class Type: 8 Sessions

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Term: Spring 2021

Start Date: 04/13/2021

End Date: 06/01/2021

Days of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Liza Birnbaum

Liza Birnbaum's fiction and essays have appeared in Web Conjunctions, jubilat, Open Letters Monthly, and other publications. She is a founding editor of Big Big Wednesday, an annual print journal of literature and visual art, and has taught creative writing in a number of settings, most recently at an alternative school for young women who are pregnant or parenting. In 2019, she will be a funded resident at the Lillian E. Smith Center at Piedmont College. She holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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