Workshops & Classes

Writing Cross Genre, all levels poetry, fiction, memoir
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April 29-June 10:

Re-Visioning: Structuring and restructuring old and new work with a focus on dynamic movement. Handouts on craft issues; some prompts. All genres, levels. Six two-hour sessions, Fridays:  1 to 3 PM

April 29, May 13, 20, 27; June 3, 10. (note: no session May 6) Cost: 325; Deposit: $35

1935 S. Alder St., Philadelphia 19148

May-June 2016

The Letter & The List: Strategies for Making Poems & Lyric Essays. Using work by  Elizabeth Bishop, Lucie Brock-Broido, Adelia Prado and others as models, we’ll write and share our own poems or lyric essays. Open to all levels.

Eight 2-hour sessions Thursdays Evenings TBA

Cost: 350; deposit $50

1935 S. Alder St., Philadelphia 19148

September 2016

Cross-Genre Craft Workshop:  Your work in conversation with published authors. Samples sent before each session may include a prompt. We’ll focus on the successes and confusions of the work in progress attending to craft, the carpentry of good writing, rather than interpretation. Topics include: First, 2nd, 3rd person speakers; Image & Anecdote; Rhythm & Flow; Voice & Diction; Time Management & Tense; Sentencing. Open to writers of poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction.

Eight 2-hour Sessions TBA

Cost: $350; Deposit $50

1935 S. Alder St., Philadelphia 19148

 

Email for more information:  ValdesWrites@gmail.com or 215 620 5538

 

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