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All Levels | So you want to tell your story — but how? This class offers you the chance to try out a number of different genres in creative nonfiction — from memoir to lyricism, nature writing to travel writing — as you develop your own voice. You’ll read contemporary authors — from David Sedaris to Eula Biss, Maxine Hong Kingston to David Foster Wallace — and try out several short, exploratory assignments in nonfiction. This class takes place online through our partners at Wet Ink, and sessions can be completed at your own pace throughout the week.
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.
If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.
If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.
Class Type: 8 SessionsNonfiction, Online
Term: Spring 2020
Start Date: 04/14/2020
End Date: 06/02/2020
Days of the Week: None...
Time: – PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 20
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Susan V. Meyers has lived and taught in Chile, Costa Rica, and Mexico. She earned an MFA from the University of Minnesota and a PhD from the University of Arizona, and she currently directs the Creative Writing Program at Seattle University. Her fiction and nonfiction have been supported by grants from the Fulbright foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, 4Culture, Artist Trust, and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, as well as several artists residencies. Her novel Failing the Trapeze won the Nilsen Award for a First Novel and the Fiction Attic Press Award for a First Novel, and it was a finalist for the New American Fiction Award. Other work has recently appeared in Per Contra, Calyx, Dogwood, The Portland Review, and The Minnesota Review, and it has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.