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Mining the Essay: Finding Universal Connection in Personal Moments
October 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Essays that are read and reread unearth private and personal moments for universal connection. In this workshop designed for intermediate writers, learn how to integrate universal topics into personal essays and vice versa. The four-week course will culminate in an online reading of one revised piece the student has written during the course. Students will be guided on their nonfiction writing journey with examples from essayists Alice Walker, Linda Hogan, and Audre Lorde, among others. Students will be encouraged to interact as typically every class is equally proportioned with 25% in class discussion, 25% lecture based, 25% in class writing time, and 25% workshopping. New work will be generated each class period with an opening and closing prompt as well as a short homework assignment which will be workshopped the following class
Four Online Sessions
6:00-8:00 p.m. EST on Thursdays
10/27/22 – 11/17/22