Voices of Color One Day Workshop


Explore how you can leverage your voice as a person of color to craft powerful, compelling, and resonant pieces of writing.

Remote Instruction
As few as 1 day

What you can learn.

  • Understand challenges that face writers of color in the larger writing and publishing field
  • Explore narratives that center on characters of color
  • Develop project ideas based on your own experiences
  • Read and discuss excerpts from published works that serve as guides

About this course:

When it comes to creative writing, writers of color often face distinct challenges around issues of representation and identity, from the burdens and duties of representing a larger community to the struggle to succeed in a white publishing world. In this one-day workshop, we explore how to create narratives that center on characters of color, read and discuss excerpts from pieces expressing marginalized perspectives, and help students develop ideas based on their personal experiences, family, or cultural history to express their identities as writers of color.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Future Offering (Opens July 31, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
Saturday 10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Aatif Rashid
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Enrollment opens two weeks prior to course date. 

This course uses remote instruction.  As such, instructors use Zoom to offer a live class meeting at the designated time.  Students must be present at course meeting time to participate in the class.

Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Sat Aug 14, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
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