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Every life holds many tales. Whether your life is wildly unconventional or relatively normal, there’s bound to be something fascinating about it. That’s why the contemporary memoir—everyday people telling their stories—has become such a popular phenomenon. A memoir covers an aspect of a life, whether it’s a short piece about, say, a bicycle...
Friday Aug 9th, 10am - 5pm
This course gives you a firm grounding in the basics of memoir craft and gets you writing a short memoir (or two) or a book. Course components: Lectures Writing exercises Workshopping of student projects (each student presenting work two times) Memoir I is for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals. Each week a new...
Tuesday Jul 16th, 7pm - 10pm(10 sessions)
Nonfiction—pieces that spring from the real world—is everywhere. Magazines, newspapers, books, blogs, websites. And nonfiction has grown more diverse and creative than ever, embracing all styles from straight to zany to lyrical, encompassing every topic imaginable from schoolyard memories to a trek in Nepal to the creation of the universe. Here...
Wednesday Aug 21st, 7pm - 10pm(6 sessions)
What do you think about X or Y or Z? And how have your life experiences informed your views on these topics? That’s the essence of a personal essay: viewpoints filtered through the lens of your personal experience. Any topic goes, from the ridiculous to the sublime. Unlike the stiff essays you may have written in school, these should feel personal,...
Friday Aug 23rd, 10am - 5pm
French academic writing requires specific standards and constructions. Learn how to clearly express your ideas, choose appropriate vocabulary, and construct an argument that meets French academic standards. The focus will be on essays, thesis, memoirs & concepts. Prerequisite: Open to students of level 4 & up
Saturday Jul 20th, 1pm - 4pm
This course will give Juniors and Seniors the opportunity to write their Common App essay while studying the genre of Personal Essay. Students will examine mentor essays which earned admission to competitive universities and study the unique structure and authentic nature of the personal statement. The course will open with team building, and live...
Monday Aug 12th, 2pm - 4pm(4 sessions)
Want to give French creative writing a shot? We’ll analyze a few different pieces of French fiction and poetry, paying close attention to style and voice. After, you’ll have the chance to work on a rough draft or simply an idea that you’d like to put on paper in French. The focus will be on poetry, fiction, non-fiction. Prerequisite: Open...
Saturday Aug 17th, 1pm - 4pm
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