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Writing About Your Childhood

All Levels | Childhood provides a rich vein of material for a writer — if you know how to tap into it. In this class, we’ll explore strategies for shaping stories about our childhoods and making them meaningful to readers unfamiliar with our lives. We’ll examine stories about childhood by writers like Elena Ferrante, Annie Dillard, and Isaac Babel for inspiration and guidance. And you’ll share your own writing about your childhood 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 the end of 2020.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Andrew Palmer

Class Type: 1 Session

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Term: Fall 2020

Start Date: 11/01/2020

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 1:10 pm – 4:10 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Andrew Palmer

Andrew Palmer's writing has appeared in Slate, Salon, the San Francisco Chronicle, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency. He has received a fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and he has been awarded residencies at UCross and Yaddo.

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