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First Draft: A Literary Social with Ella Jacobson

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 @ 6:30 pm

On Demand (Virtual)

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Community, craft, and rapid-fire creativity meet at our First Draft workshop series, monthly virtual salons where writers get social, share their work, and leave with great stories.

Instructor: Ella Jacobson

Theme: Writing the Childhood Home

Ella Jacobson is a cultural critic and writer originally from Alaska, and is the recipient of the 2023 Miami Book Fair Emerging Fellowship in Nonfiction. Much of her work explores how people metabolize their exposures to violence and death. Her writing has appeared in SLATE, THE DRIFT, THE GUARDIAN, THE LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS blog, HIGH COUNTRY NEWS, and REAL LIFE, among other publications. She holds a masters in Cultural Reporting and Criticism from the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University, and she is the recipient of residencies and support from Edith Wharton House, Straw Dog Writers Guild, Monson Arts, and the Ora Lerman Charitable Trust Foundation. She is a former New York University Abu Dhabi Fellow in Writing. You can find her on Twitter @‌_ellajacobson.


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