October, 2016

Classy Talk with Dianne Aprile: The Art of the Interview

Posted Mon, 10/31/2016 - 11:51am by  |  Category: , ,

Whether you’re writing a novel, story, profile, or memoir, what you learn about your topics depends on what questions you ask—and how you ask them. This fall, Dianne Aprile teaches the six-session multigenre class The Art of the Interview, in…

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Micro Lesson | Seeing Through a Prism: First Person POV and Narration with Corinne Manning

Posted Tue, 10/25/2016 - 7:00am by  |  Category: , ,

Corinne Manning teaches the six-session workshop Point of View in Fiction this fall, beginning Nov. 7. Explore the power and approach to both intimacy and distance of first, second, and third person POVs through readings and exercises and apply these…

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Wild Sides: An Exclusive Q&A With Alexander Chee, Kirstin Valdez Quade and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

Posted Mon, 10/24/2016 - 8:00am by  |  Category:

On Friday, Nov. 4, Alexander Chee, Kirstin Valdez Quade, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore will unleash their wild sides during this year’s second Literary Series. In a recent email exchange, each offered up a hint of what they’re writing for Lit…

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Classy Talk with Alice Acheson: Boot Camp for Writers’ Conferences

Posted Fri, 10/21/2016 - 7:00am by  |  Category: , ,

You’ve heard of authors meeting their agents (or editors) at writers’ conferences, but how does that happen?   Boot Camp for Writers’ Conferences with Alice Acheson is a class that will prepare you for upcoming conferences. An independent book marketing…

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Micro Lesson: Joshua Mohr on The Inner Editor

Posted Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:51am by  |  Category: , ,

Today’s Micro Lesson comes from Joshua Mohr — author of Some Things that Meant the World to Me (Two Dollar Radio), one of Oprah Magazine’s Top 10 reads of 2009, as well as Termite Parade, an Editors’ Choice on the…

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Stolen Words: An Exclusive Q&A With Téa Obreht, Eduardo C. Corral, and Quenton Baker

Posted Tue, 10/04/2016 - 8:00am by  |  Category:

On Friday, Oct. 14, catch Quenton Baker, Eduardo C. Corral, and Téa Obreht redhanded as they explore the first Literary Series theme of the season: theft. What do they plan to steal? Baker, a 2015—16 Made at Hugo House fellow,…

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Micro Lesson: “Face to Face” with Poet Bill Carty

Posted Mon, 10/03/2016 - 11:52am by  |  Category: , ,

Bill Carty teaches the Fall Poetry Workshop, which begins October 18. Each course in the eight-session workshop will begin with readings, prompts, and discussions designed to provoke investigations into the opportunities available in free-verse poetry. Then you’ll move with an…

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