Classes, Fiction, Online

Art of Speculative Fiction

6 weeksMay 23 - June 27$300 In case you hadn't noticed, fiction has gotten weird. Fantastical, magical, alien, and downright strange stories used to be publishable only in fringe "genre" magazines, but now they find they're a staple of the most mainstream publications. Many o

Eastside, Editing and Coaching, Online

Editing and Coaching

I offer one-on-one coaching, editing, and critique services for writers of fiction and nonfiction, both shorter pieces and book-length projects. There are two standard packages, one for critique and one for coaching. If you wanted feedback on work you’ve already written, the

Classes, Nonfiction, Online

How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal

Sundays, 11:00 am–1:00 pmMay 16 to June 20, 2021 Do you have an irresistible narrative or prescriptive nonfiction idea or are you heading toward a complete draft of a memoir or essay collection? When you query agents, there’s a strong chance they’re going to ask you for a boo

Classes, Online, Poetry

The Personal & the Public: A Poetry Workshop

We’ll begin this 8 week generative workshop with the personal—re-examining confessionalism, autobiographical writing, and Frank O’Hara’s “Personism.” We’ll then move into the realm of the historic and elegiac—poetic modes that speak to cultures and groups. And, finally, we’ll di

Classes, Nonfiction, Online

Work in Progress: Essay and Memoir

Course Description This workshop is designed for writers who have started a first draft of an essay or a book-length project. Whether you have done a lot of work on your project or are just starting out, this workshop will push you to make meaningful progress by helping you d