Words & Pictures: Weekend Workshop in Creative Writing from Visual Art

WRITING 762.10E

Use works of visual art as your prompt for writing new work as you examine how published writers have used this technique in recent history.

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Starting at $159.00
As few as 2 days
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What you can learn.

  • Get inspiration from visual art to craft new works in your chosen genre
  • Understand the long tradition of ekphrastic writing
  • Read published works inspired by art to see how master writers do it
  • Complete short prompts and get feedback from your peers

About this course:

Every picture tells a story, and writers get to discover them. Whether it’s poetry, fiction, or personal memoir, this workshop (consisting of two half-day sessions) will inspire you to find the abundance of narratives waiting in visual art. From an introduction to the ancient practice of ekphrastic writing to samples of acclaimed authors’ art influenced words and lively writing exercises revealing metaphor, telling details, emotions, and attitudes, you’ll find new ways to engage with art while expanding your own writing’s frontiers. Class will meet over two consecutive days with an overnight homework assignment for critique in the second day’s session.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Sunday, Saturday 10:00AM PT - 1:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Nancy Spiller
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Fee:
$159.00
79 days left. Enroll by Feb 19, 2021
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 19, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Feb 20, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sun Feb 21, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:30PM PT
Online

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