CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES
Our popular online creative writing classes return for 2022 with a new series exploring two genres closely connected to memory: personal essay and poetry. Taught by WLS Reading Champion Dan Keane, the sessions will offer writerly insight, useful craft tricks, a warm community, and a fresh dose of inspiration to tell your story.
No experience is necessary, and all classes are free. In each class we’ll discuss a short reading—sign up to receive a copy in advance. Each session can stand alone, and you can attend as few or as many as you like. Come join us!
When: See full schedule below.
Where: Online via Zoom.
Sign up: Click here to receive the readings and Zoom link.
Questions? Email email@example.com
Writing the Personal Essay: Characters & Lies
How to make yourself a vivid voice on the page--and how far you can stretch the truth to do it
Class 1: Wednesday 16 March, 7-8:30 p.m.
Class 1: Thursday 17 March, 10-11:30 a.m.
Class 2: Wednesday 23 March, 7-8:30 p.m.
Class 2: Thursday 24 March, 10-11:30 a.m.
Turn a Memory Into Poetry
How to capture a moment in verse—and make it surprise both you and your reader
Class 1: Wednesday 13 April, 7-8:30 p.m.
Class 1: Thursday 14 April, 10-11:30 a.m.
Class 2: Wednesday 20 April, 7-8:30 p.m.
Class 2: Thursday 21 April, 10-11:30 a.m.
Writing the Personal Essay: Revelations & Arguments
How to write your memory a conclusion—and invite your reader to share it
Class 1: Wednesday 11 May, 7-8:30 p.m.
Class 1: Thursday 12 May, 10-11:30 a.m.
Class 2: Wednesday 18 May, 7-8:30 p.m.
Class 2: Thursday 19 May, 10-11:30 a.m.