Creative writing workshops begin October 1

Creative writing workshops begin October 1

Creative writing faculty from the Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) will host creative writing workshops the first Saturday of every month from 2-3:30 p.m. at IU East’s Room 912, located at 912 E. Main St. in Richmond.

The workshops are free and open to the public. Workshops will be led by HSS faculty or graduate assistants.

The topics will vary each month, but each workshop will be hands-on, fun and designed to invigorate the writer’s imagination and creativity.

Participants do not need previous writing experience and materials will be provided.

For more information, visit http://www.iue.edu/creativewriting.

Creative Writing Workshops Schedule
Workshops are the first Saturday of each month from 2-3:30 p.m. at IU East’s Room 912, located at 912 E. Main St., Richmond, Ind.

  • Saturday, October 1: Workshop led by Lecturer of English Tanya Perkins, “Got Character?” Participants will explore ways of creating memorable fictional characters.
  • Saturday, November 5: Workshop led by Stephanie Beckner, teaching assistant, “The Power of Form in the Personal Essay.” Beckner is also the editor-in-chief of Tributaries, a journal of creative arts.
  • Saturday, December 3: Workshop led by Professor Emerita Mary Fell, “No Ideas but in Things: A Poetry Workshop.” The focus will be on observation and description of objects as ways to discover poems.

 

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