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Writer’s Playground

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Writer’s Playground
Instructor(s):
Natalie Serber
Date and Time:
9/22/2018
-
9/23/2018
10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuition:
$215 plus $15 Materials Fee
Total Cost:
$
230
Minimum Age Level:
18+
Skill Level:
All
10
available
at risk
Registration for this workshop is closed.
Registration for members begins
February 27, 2018
.
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The open enrollment period begins on
March 13, 2018
.

Workshop registration opens for members on February 27.

Workshop Overview

Sometimes we need a boost of freedom! In this workshop we will spend the bulk of our time writing. Using sample stories, essays, poems, images and prompts we will explore new ideas and impose some interesting structures on our work. From list poems to short stories beginnings, memoir vignettes to letters, the main goal of this workshop is words on the page. We will chase the spark of inspiration. We’ll get outside to do some writing, share our work in a safe environment and turn down the pressure so we can enjoy.

About the Instructor(s)

Natalie Serber is the author of a memoir, Community Chest, and a story collection, Shout Her Lovely Name, a New York Times Notable Book of 2012, and an Oregonian Top 10 Book of the Pacific Northwest. Her fiction has appeared in Zyzzyva Magazine, The Greensboro Review, The Bellingham Review, Gulf Coast, and others. Essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Oprah Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Rumpus, Salon, and Fourth Genre. Her teaching style is inclusive and positive, with the intent to create a space of safety and rigor for honest writing.

Materials List: Students Bring

ESSENTIALS:

• A notebook

OPTIONAL:

• If you like, bring a laptop or tablet as well.

Materials List Provided by Instructor(s)

• Stories

• Essays

• Poems for inspiration

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