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*Online* Adult Writing Workshop: Crafting the Personal Essay

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

**THIS CLASS MEETS ONLINE ON THE ZOOM VIDEO PLATFORM.** | MONDAY, APRIL 13 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm | Crafting the Personal Essay | Instructor: Lisa Lopez Snyder | Do you have an interesting memory to share, but struggle with how to tell it? Lisa Lopez Snyder will help you transform your memories to the page with hands-on writing exercises—all new exercises, if you’ve taken this workshop before. We’ll learn and apply techniques for writing the short memoir, including how to “unpack” transformative moments about a person, place, or thing. We’ll read short essays and mimic their techniques. By workshop’s end, you’ll leave with at least three drafts to get you started, as well as with tips on how to keep writing—and revising. This workshop is geared toward the writer at any level, from the beginning writer who has “all these great ideas,” to the writer desperately searching for a jump start. | INSTRUCTOR: Lisa Lopez Snyder’s essays and short stories have been featured in 34th Parallel, Adelaide, Gravel, The Raleigh Review, The Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, and other magazines. Her essay, “In Transit,” won The Chattahoochee Review’s 2011 Lamar York Prize for Nonfiction and she was named the 2015 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence. | REGISTER: www.thurberhouse.org/adult-workshops

Adult Writing Workshops are held on Mondays from 6:00 – 8:00 pm online. You will receive information to access your online session(s) via email prior to the time of your scheduled session(s). Workshops are $50 each. You must be 18 to participate. All registrations are non-refundable.

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