Craft & Voice: Poetry Workshop with Ilya Kaminsky

4-Day Workshop
Wednesday – Saturday, May 8 – 11 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
In this class, we will talk about poems from around the world and also discuss your own work. Everyone will receive a line-by-line reading of their poetry. The details, images and sounds, the aspects of line, line-break, metaphor, and other tools of our craft will be discussed in depth. …

Experimental Writing for Non-Experimental Writers with Porochista Khakpour

4-Day Workshop
Wednesday – Saturday, May 8 – 11 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

What does it mean for writing to be experimental? The great writer Margaret Atwood defines it as writing “that sets up certain rules for itself . . . while subverting the conventions according to which readers have understood what constitutes a proper work of literature.” …

Screenwriting Inside Out with Julia Solomonoff

4-Day Workshop
Wednesday – Saturday, May 8 – 11 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
This workshop focuses on character-driven storytelling, going beyond plot formulas and binary morals.  A study of contemporary screenplays and films with complex protagonists and challenging relationships (character introduction, intimate moments, dramatic tension, the “necessary and unavoidable” obstacle, exploring theme and story, subtext and text)
Format: A healthy mix of lecture and workshop, …