October 8th :: 6 -8pm
While plot is fun, and style is sexy, the reader's experience is everything if you want to connect with your audience. If you want to write strong, compelling, page-turning, tell-everyone fiction, then you must make your readers feel. This class will teach you to how go deep into your characters, how to make them real, and most importantly, how to make the reader care about them. Click here for more information.
Climate Change 101 for Writers - What is happening and what can we do about it? This is a discussion group for support and collaboration, with optional writing projects.
This group will meet on the first Thursday of every month in perpetuity. 7-8:30pm.
This quarterly course is an homage to our literary foremothers and, as Kate Zambreno puts it, the “genealogy of erased women.” Consider this a supplement to a lack in the accepted literary canon. A deep dive into one text at a time. Insights will be both academic and emotional. In other words, an intensive book club. Click here for more information.
This season, we'll be discussing Orlando by Virginia Woolf.
Film screening :: Tba.
Book discussion :: Tuesday, October 22nd.
September 18th - October 30th :: 7pm
A course for writers who like to explore the truths of life through story.
Delve into the questions of the human experience in your writing by learning from the greatest authors of all time: Tolkien, Melville, Austen, Dostoyevsky, Asimov, Bradbury, Orwell, George Eliot, and others.
October 18th :: 7-9pm.
Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial story of a man’s infatuation with a twelve year old girl is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of the English language, but in our current climate, would a draft even make it across an editor’s desk? Click here for more information.
First Film :: Breakfast at Tiffany's
October 4th :: Film Screening at 6pm.
Join us for a series of screenings and discussions about famous books and their cinematic counterparts: how stories and themes change for better or worse when transitioned from words to visuals, how different is too different, and more. Click here for more information.
October 17th :: 6-8pm
What is experimental writing?
Experimental Writing refuses to stay inside the borders drawn by traditional, realistic fiction. In this course we're going to talk about the playfulness of experimentation, and the importance of artistic exploration. We'll walk through some of the most famous experimental texts and play with some writing exercises to expand any palette. Click here for more information.