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All Levels | In this class, we’ll use literature as a lens through which to explore how losses play out in individual lives and the lives of communities. We’ll turn a curious eye on how writers choose to represent grief, which can feel like an experience too big to be contained in language, and we’ll explore a variety of stylistic and formal possibilities as we write, share, and revise our own narratives of loss (whether large or small) 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.
Class Type: 8 SessionsFiction, Nonfiction
Start Date: 09/09/2019
End Date: 10/28/2019
Days of the Week: Monday
Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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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.