A class on America's Artistic Outliers: Black Female Poets. We will contemplate, deconstruct, and interrogate the work of three African American women poets: Jayne Cortez, Wanda Coleman, and Carolyn Rodgers.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
This class will focus on the challenge of capturing scene when the physical space or events of the story are experienced in varied and sometimes contradictory ways by the characters.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
A class on how to scaffold a novel. Looking at War and Peace, and other novels, as examples.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
A class on writing topically: socio-politics in fiction. If fiction is the opposite of political or point-driven essay writing, which depends on public, quickly understood language based on consensual perception, how then can fiction effectively take on topicality without losing the deep strength of its subjective, intimate eye?
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The structure of each class meeting is modeled on the technique classes that are often foundational for dancers.
Tuesdays, May 19–June 23, 2020
This workshop is about how to help the work we’re writing find what it needs within us, and how to allow language to find things for the sake of the work.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
The legendary poetry teacher Martin Skoble, who has taught at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn for over forty years, leads a Master Class inspired by his belief that "poetry is a communal experience, not to be closed off and isolated."
Saturday, February 29
**This class is sold out. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email Megan Cummins at firstname.lastname@example.org.**
What are facts? Why should fiction writers care about them?
Thursday, February 27
This season’s Novel Workshop is for writers with a substantially or fully complete draft of their novels.
Wednesdays, February 26–June 3, 2020