Compliments from the Writers' Program
To support our writing community during the developing Covid-19 situation, the Writers’ Program has decided to offer a variety of one-day courses as FREE online seminars this quarter!
Click any of the buttons below, then select the “View Course Options,” followed by “Enroll” and follow the prompts to register.
Please note that the enrollment period opens two weeks before the start date of that particular course.
Introduction to Concrete Poetry with Brian Sonia-Wallace
Learn to write poetry whose shape on the page brings additional meaning or resonance to the work.
Mastering Acts, Beats, and Arcs whether Plotting or Pantsing your Novel with Jeanne De Vita
Translating Literature for Absolute Beginners with Elisa Wouk Almino
Learn to translate literature into English in this workshop designed for writers with even just a simple understanding of a foreign language.
Résumé Writing Basics with Scott Eagan
Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you noticed in a competitive job market.
Anatomy of a Pilot with Richard Hatem (In-Person)
Learn what goes into a successful TV pilot.
Writing Poetry for Children with April Wayland
Learn how to write poetry for very young readers in this workshop for absolute beginners.
Pitching for Publication with Shawna Kenney
Learn when and how to pitch your work to a variety of publishing outlets, just like the pros do it.
Wearing Your Character in Meditation with Henry Lien and Jerry Lee Davis
Employ Eastern meditation techniques while in the guise of your main character to discover deeper truths about the story you’re writing about them.
Introduction to Picture Books with Kim Tomsic and Dianne White
Learn how to start writing picture books in this basic workshop for absolute beginners.