Mary-Beth Hughes | A Technique Workshop for Writers

Brooklyn, NY Wednesdays, September 25–November 6

**This class is sold out. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email Megan Cummins at**

Begin Again. Refresh and renew your writing practice with this one-of-a-kind workshop, inspired by the technique classes dancers attend throughout their dancing lives: classes that can be a chance to try new steps, rethink strategies, gather strength and agility—outside the pressures of performance. Each week, this workshop will be an opportunity for you to stretch, experiment, restore.

Each class meeting will begin with a writing warm-up, move on to more complex exercises, and then end with something quiet. The pattern and focus of the exercises will be drawn from a short story to be distributed. There will be a (short!) homework assignment for each class. All writers are welcome.

Mary-Beth Hughes is the author of the bestselling novel Wavemaker II, a New York Times Notable Book; as well as the story collection Double Happiness (both Grove).

Course Schedule
Wednesdays, September 25–November 6 (skipping October 9)
6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
6 sessions

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A Public Space

323 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States

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