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GIVE. Community encourages creativity. Year round we assemble neighbors, invite inspiration and reflection, have hard conversations, connect with listeners, speakers, readers, and writers. We work hard to bring words and people together and we are so thankful that our efforts are valued […read more]

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WRITE. Online writing classes start in January! For more info about how they work and what to expect, visit the online writing classes page.

  • Essay Associated: Experiments in Creative Nonfiction with Jessica Hendry Nelson [Bio]. Class Description. Creative nonfiction narratives are having a cultural moment, not just because they reflect modern and dialogically complex experiences, but because they give writers and readers an avenue through which to push against the boundaries of the lived metaphor.
  • The Promise of a Good Story: Writing Middle Grade and Young Adult Novels with Chris Tebbetts [Bio]. Class Description. What makes a good story? What makes a good story for young readers? How are those questions the same, and how are they different? This five-week class will include discussion of story’s building blocks, including character, setting, plot, and voice, as well as the writing process itself. Participants should come prepared to work on an existing novel for young readers or to begin writing a new one.

To sign up for a class now, [student registration].