Program: Writing with Ms Balaconis
Genre: Short Fiction Writing
Sessions:2 Week Class Weeks 1/2
Description: This workshop-style class will have students crafting their own short stories right away. All genres and ideas welcome. Come ready to write, read each other’s work, and offer and receive meaningful feedback on your developing style.
Program: Writing From Observation
Sessions: Week 1 and Week 2
Description: In this course students would be led on a series of writing exercises that teach them how to look more closely and describe human/animal subjects, nature, their neighborhood, their belongings — the things of everyday life that often go unexamined but carry immense weight in our lived experience. This is a great course for students interested in writing more textured, sophisticated fiction, creative nonfiction, and personal essays.
Writing with Ms. Getchell US English Teacher
Program: Poetry Writing
Sessions: 2 Week Class Weeks 1/2
Description: This workshop-style class will allow students to begin writing poems on day one. We will learn about various poetic forms and styles and hone our skills through writers’ workshop, in which our primary text will be students’ poems! Come ready to write, read each other’s work, and offer and receive meaningful feedback on your creations.
Program: Writing a Poetry Collection
Sessions: 2 Week Class Week 8/9
Description: This course is for the student who is interested in assembling a small collection of poems. We’ll write poems, discover themes and motifs within our work, workshop each other’s poetry and discuss how the poems should be ordered and assembled to create a collection. We’ll also investigate opportunities for publication! No poetry writing experience is necessary.