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The program offers so much—from the off-site visits to the daily lectures and the on campus activities. The lectures were interesting, meeting new people was great and the off-site visits were interactive and intriguing. Jazzelle DeLaney. Trevor Dalton. As I am filling out my college applications, I am able to think back to my memories from the summer and I am reassured that I am pursuing the right educational path.
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While most writers associate flash with fiction, it is equally present in creative nonfiction. In this workshop, we will examine flash works in both genres and learn how to write brief, descriptive, thought-provoking and urgent prose in response to prompts.
The workshop is open to writers in all genres and at all levels. We are all surrounded by mundane tasks, habitual routines and objects so common we simply stop seeing them.
As writers we face the same basic challenge: how do we turn the stuff of our day- to -day lives into compelling writing? How do we reignite our sense of awe to the world right in front of us?
How do we make art out of the everyday? We will study how others have cracked open and elevated the commonplace; how they have released the holy in the mundane.
This is a multi-genre workshop, combining poetry and lyric essay. Come prepared to explore and write!
Open to all levels and genres. Call or email to sign up. Pre-registration required.
She brings the same qualities to her teaching with rich, insightful lessons that encourage students to explore different ways of writing, all in an informal setting that allows them to open up and have fun. As a result, each writing session effectively stretches into the space between the lessons — impacting the writing life, and beyond.