SATURDAY, APRIL 7 | Big challenges can spark writing that is personal, meaningful and cathartic. We’ll read from the masters: Oliver Sacks and Joan Didion and do our own generative short exercises to explore how to find points of entry into personal experiences of loss. The goal is to facilitate your ability to access memories and ideas and connect them to the page. A student favorite is the exercise to “write about the worst thing someone said to you in your grief,” which can be darkly funny.
You will leave the class with starting points for possible essays, stories, poems.→ READ MORE