Workshop Catalog – Creative Nonfiction

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Whitney Dangerfield

At the Heart of it All:
Storytelling Across Form


November 11 to December 6, 2019

Many artists are telling stories in new ways, using the written word, photos, audio, maps, videos, graphics, and more, sometimes all in one package. In this class, we’ll look at both nonfiction and fiction storytelling in unique formats. Each... [more]

Jeremy Jones

Writing About Family in Creative Nonfiction


February 10 to March 6, 2020

This class will dig into the beautiful mess of family. Maybe you’re at work on a book about an ancestor’s trek from a far-off place or a series of essays about your mom’s strange collections or a lyrical piece ruminating on the the beginnings of your... [more]

Elyssa East

Other People’s Pasts: Writing into the Nexus Between Myth and Reality


March 9 to April 3, 2020

“To identify a person as a Southerner suggests not only that her history is inescapable and formative but that it is also impossibly present,” photographer Sally Mann wrote. “Southerners live uneasily at the nexus between myth and reality... [more]

Lisa Elmaleh

Writing Personal Narrative Through Pictures: A Photography Session


April 6 to May 1, 2020

This class will emphasize a visual awareness: photographers bear witness. What happens when the eye gets turned to the mundane, the personal, the everyday? In this course, we will be creating series of photographs that tell personal stories... [more]