Exploring the work of poets Robert Hayden, Terrance Hayes, Sonia Sanchez, and others, we will find avenues into writing what we work so hard to keep locked away.
This workshop will explore the process of linking stories together in such a way as to make the whole of a collection greater than the sum of its parts.
Dorothy St. James will talk about the experiences and changes she’s made in her publishing career since her first book was released fifteen years ago.
Whether you're writing a novel, a memoir, stories, or narrative nonfiction, the voice you use to tell your story is crucial. We'll look at examples of great storytelling voices, including the inimitable Pat Conroy's, and try out short scenes in different voices.
In this workshop, we’re going to take a different approach. Each participant will conceptualize and begin a concrete plan for writing a novel that will lead first sentences, first paragraphs, and beyond.