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Points of View as Points of Light

All Levels | Point of view presents many possibilities for vision and revision. In firsts and thirds and seconds, in closeness and omniscience, in singularity and plurality, point of view can be used to reimagine minds and hearts, to guide the reader through imagined worlds like points of light. In revision, POV can be used to give the work itself light — to see something in a character or a scene that maybe wasn’t visible or apparent. In this workshop, we’ll look at POV as a tool for revision. Bring a piece in progress with which to experiment.

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.

Instructor: Tommy Orange

Class Type: 1 Session

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Term: Fall 2021

Start Date: 12/05/2021

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 50

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Tommy Orange

Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel There There, a multigenerational, relentlessly paced story about a side of America few of us have ever seen: the lives of urban Native Americans. There There was one of the New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year, and won the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and the Pen/Hemingway Award. There There was also longlisted for the National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Orange graduated from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts, and was a 2014 MacDowell Fellow and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, California.

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