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The Novel You Want to Write Vs. the Novel You Need to Write

This is a class of generative exercises that move beyond literary device, voice, and style. The heart of craftsmanship lies in vulnerability, which means asking the tough questions: Why writing? Why you? Students will be expected to bring courage, veracity, and resolve. They will leave the class not only with a clearer focus of their subject matter, but also with the beginning of a novel and a set plan for its completion. Students will be required to read work out loud in class and bring revisions. Beginners welcome.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

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Instructor: EJ Koh

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 02/25/2015

End Date: 04/01/2015

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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EJ Koh

EJ Koh is a poet, translator, and author. Her work has appeared in TriQuarterly, Southeast Review, and Columbia Review. EJ has taught at the UW, Hugo House, and guest panels at AWP. She earned her MFA at Columbia University and was awarded a Kundiman Fellowship and the MacDowell Colony Fellowship.

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