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The Most Personal Essay

We’ll study, write, and workshop short essays that delve deeply into the first-person POV, focusing on structure, narrative voice, and scene in order to cultivate vulnerability without self-indulgence, pathos without sentimentality, sharing without oversharing. Students will receive one-on-one editorial advice as well as critique from fellow students as they prepare essays to submit for publication. Open to writers of all levels.

Please note: The first day of class has been rescheduled to Monday, January 18. The class will meet on Monday, February 15 to make up for the reschedule. 

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: Nicole Hardy

Class Type: 8 Sessions

Start Date: 01/18/2016

End Date: 03/07/2016

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 17

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Nicole Hardy

Nicole Hardy is the author of the memoir Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin and the poetry collections This Blonde and Mud Flap Girl's XX Guide to Facial Profiling — a chapbook of pop-culture inspired sonnets.

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