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WRITING X 413.8E
Before an agent ever gets hold of your novel, you must go through numerous revisions to present your best possible effort. As F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said, writing is rewriting, and the story of…
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WRITING 745.3E
Explore symbolic elements of children's literature as inspiration for enhancing these aspects of your own book projects.
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WRITING X 463.9E
Get tips and guidance on how to craft competitive applications for opportunities that provide time to write and recognition for your work.
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WRITING X 464.6E
Focus on your craft, your strengths as a writer, and your career goals in this writing workshop developed expressly for autistic writers.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 461.27E
Learn how to incorporate elements of fiction and nonfiction into the growing genre of autofiction.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING 762.20E
Explore 7 techniques you can use to eliminate writer's block and get back to putting words on the page.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 20, 2024
WRITING 791.6
Learn to harness the power of podcasts to establish your platform as a writer or booklover in this panel featuring writers and experienced podcasters.
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WRITING 762.17E
Learn how to express what makes you and your writing voice unique in this professional development course devoted to articulating your "brand"--all the things you and your work stand for.
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WRITING X 412.4
Learn to build a compelling short story collection in this course that helps you pull together your own story drafts into a cohesive collection.
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WRITING X 462.3
Learn how richly drawn characters are the key to fostering compelling conflict in this reading- and exercise-based workshop.
Format: In Person | Online
Next Start Date: April 9, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
SCRIPT X 471.10WS
Learn to leverage the unique advantages of comic-based storytelling in this workshop designed to help you start a new project
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING X 461.13E
Learn critical skills to develop a powerful, unique premise for your fiction or nonfiction in this intensive workshop dedicated to the magic that makes stories work.
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WRITING 762.14
Learn how various points of view in narration offer limitations and opportunities for you as a storyteller
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WRITING X 463.5E
Write the difficult truths of these times in this workshop that helps you tell the stories of how we survive.
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WRITING X 424.2E
Use real life as a jumping off point for new writing, using activities and techniques that deepen and enrich how the stories are told.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 465.1E
Learn to write with food at the center of your writing practice in this generative workshop devoted to all the ways food shapes our lives, cultures, and memories.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 421.1
Discover the varied forms of creative nonfiction from memoir to personal essay and beyond in this introductory course.
Format: Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 421.2
Continue your work in memoir, essays, or other forms of creative nonfiction in this intermediate workshop.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 9, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 421.3
Polish your memoir and personal essay collections in this advanced workshop for students with works-in-progress.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 463.4WS
Produce and revise new work in this supportive environment, where you also learn to contend with your inner critic and develop a 30-day writing plan.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING 762.2E
Snap to attention in this practical workshop that helps you craft a productive writing practice, complete with short-term plans for success.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: May 11, 2024
WRITING X 463.4N
Snap to attention in this practical workshop that helps you craft a productive writing practice, complete with short-term plans for success.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 460
Reflect on your experience in the Certificate in Creative Writing program in this course that guides you in gathering a portfolio of your work and summary of your learning.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 464.5E
Designed for d/Deaf writers, this workshop explores Deaf culture, Deaf literature, and general writing techniques in a shared identity environment 
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WRITING X 404
Develop powerful writing habits in this class designed to help you take steps to becoming a disciplined, motivated, and successful writer.
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WRITING 704
Develop powerful writing habits in this class designed to help you take steps to becoming a disciplined, motivated, and successful writer.
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WRITING X 462.1
This is a reading and exercise-based class designed to explore and practice dialogue, voice and point-of-view in fiction and creative nonfiction. Each week, we read sample fiction and creative…
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 401
Get in touch with the artist within you in this workshop dedicated to helping you tap into the senses and unleash your creativity.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: May 3, 2024
WRITING X 461.1E
Learn how to create writing that triggers emotional responses in your reader. Great for beginning and intermediate writers.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 731.4
Learn to build poems that capture emotions in the physical world using the principles of Feng Shui.
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WRITING X 410
Learn the basics of writing fiction, from dialogue to description, in this supportive and informative workshop.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: May 2, 2024
WRITING X 461.8E
Learn to find inspiration from a variety of sources in this course for writers who need to jumpstart their creativity.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 403
Experiment with different sources for stories, such as life experiences, news articles, interviews, history, and mythology, and use in-class exercises to discover the best ways to tell them.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 24, 2024
WRITING X 402
Explore the basics of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in this introductory course for beginning writers searching for their unique voice.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 31, 2024
WRITING 714.8E
Explore the techniques and form of very short fiction in this workshop for beginners.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 461.28WS
Learn to write very short fiction and nonfiction of 1,000 words or less while employing essential craft techniques for your reader
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING X 461.3E
Explore gay men's experiences in a safe, encouraging workshop environment of peers as you craft compelling fiction and nonfiction.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 417.1E
Learn about the horror genre and develop an outline and first chapter for your project in this workshop suitable for beginners.
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WRITING X 417.2E
Continue with your horror novel in progress, considering structure, suspense, and character.
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WRITING 762.9E
Use the rich storehouse of your memories to develop poems brought to life with sensory details in a workshop designed for writers brand new to poetry or continuing their study.
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WRITING X 446.6E
Demystify the self-publishing process for your picture book project in this practical prep course for newbies.
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WRITING X 424.5E
Find out how to become a professional nonfiction writer in this career-focused course for beginning writers.
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WRITING 762.19E
Harness the power of new technologies to inspire unexpected directions in your writing.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 20, 2024
WRITING 762.18E
Discover how AI and meditation can act as conduits for your own creativity by inspiring you with unexpected connections and ideas.
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WRITING X 461.30E
Discover the opportunities of using uninspired prose forms like reviews, reports, and ads as jumping off points for rich storytelling.
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WRITING X 432.8E
Learn how a poem's form can elevate its impact as you experiment with and ultimately invent your own forms.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 461.9E
Get ruthless with your own drafts and discover ways to elevate your writing to its greatest potential in this workshop devoted only to revision techniques.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING 721.4E
Learn how to strengthen your interview skills to make writing profiles and articles more effective.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 400
Perfect for students new to creative writing, this course introduces you to various forms of writing in small, supportive workshop groups.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 27, 2024
WRITING 741.2E
Learn how to start writing picture books in this basic workshop for absolute beginners.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: June 26, 2024
WRITING X 464.2E
Explore themes, ideas, and experiences drawn from LGBTQ lives in this workshop designed for writers from LGBTQ+ communities
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WRITING 731.3
Discover the pleasures--and challenges--of writing poetry in traditional forms in this introductory course.
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WRITING X 455.4WS
Craft a strategic plan for querying literary agents while developing your query letter to significantly improve your chances of receiving an offer of representation.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING X 424.18E
Learn the basics of nonfiction writing — which offers rich, detailed, and vivid portraits of real events — as you read the best examples of the genre, and begin your own works.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 424.24E
Enhance your understanding of and skills in writing literary journalism in this course blending reportage with powerful storytelling
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 790.11
Get the inside scoop on pursuing an M.F.A. from our partner institution Antioch University, including special opportunities for Writers’ Program students and alums.
Format: Information Session
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WRITING 761.5E
Convert your inner critic into your inner champion in this course for writers who struggle with self-doubt, motivation, and feeling worthy.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 421.4
Review and reimagine your creative nonfiction book manuscript in this three-quarter course for students revising their work toward finding an agent and submitting to publishers.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 3, 2024
WRITING X 411.6
Get intensive, individualized instruction as you rewrite your novel, preparing your manuscript for presentation to agents and publishers to begin the process of turning it into a book.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 731.5
Take a guided approach to writing poetry by reading and discovering what makes poetry tick in this workshop perfect for beginners.  
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 27, 2024
WRITING X 423.1
Find the right true story to tell in this foundational class in writing book-length memoirs.
Format: Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 423.2
Continue progress on a book length memoir by generating new work and developing strong self-editing skills.
Format: Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 423.3
Make significant progress on your memoir draft in this workshop where you refine structure, theme, and honing the author's unique voice.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 423.4
Take your manuscript in progress toward the finish line in this course that helps you become a self-directed writer with a revision practice
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 461.29
This workshop for active school teachers will help participants carve out time to reflect and write, putting personal histories and journeys onto the page.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: June 18, 2024
WRITING X 424.6E
Get your creative juices flowing with this focused weekend workshop that helps you jump-start work on several new pieces of creative nonfiction writing.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: April 21, 2024
WRITING X 444.1
Shape your novel idea for 8-12 year-old readers into a solid synopsis and outline as you work to generate the first two chapters.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING 761.75E
Invigorate your writing practice by employing mindfulness techniques to unleash language and ideas for writing of all kinds.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 415.1E
Start your mystery novel in this course that grounds you in the genre’s basics and helps you craft a compelling story.
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WRITING X 415.2E
Continue your mystery novel draft in progress with lectures, discussions, and workshops that deepen your work. 
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 721.3E
Get an overview of opportunities to write and publish nonfiction in this course designed for beginners new to the genre.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 420
Learn the basics of writing nonfiction in this short introductory course.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: May 2, 2024
WRITING X 411.1
Start writing your novel in this workshop; guiding you through the building blocks of great books while teaching you essential tools for fiction writing.
Format: Live Online | Online | In Person
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 411.2
Continue progress on your novel by deepening your understanding of craft as you work scene-by-scene through your book.
Format: Live Online | Online | In Person
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 411.3
Make significant progress on your novel draft in this workshop where you refine character, story, and the emotional resonance of your story.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 411.4
Enter the home stretch on writing your novel with this advanced course that helps you address your entire book and prepare for the revision processes.
Format: Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING 714.9E
Jumpstart your novel plan in this workshop covering all the basics.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: May 4, 2024
WRITING X 411.5
Refine your manuscript into a polished novel as you work closely with peer writers and a master instructor to elevate your work to a professional level.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 413.16WS
Take a step-by-step approach to the ideation and creation of a new novel while exploring what makes novels successful, irresistible, and compelling. 
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING X 463.10E
Invigorate that story you just can't let go of in this innovative workshop devoted to risk taking and experimentation
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 432.16E
Learn to write poems in "persona," or using an identity that is not your own, in this workshop that can open new ways of writing.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 422.1
Learn to write essays, opinion pieces, and mini-memoirs about your life in this introductory course.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 422.2
Expand your knowledge of what makes personal essays strong in this course for those familiar with personal essay basics.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: April 18, 2024
WRITING X 422.3
This advanced workshop helps you polish existing essay drafts into powerful pieces suitable for publication.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 441.1
Learn the basics of writing picture books for children in this introductory workshop.
Format: Online | In Person
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 441.2
Take your picture book writing to the next level with this intermediate course for writers with a basic understanding of the genre.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
SCRIPT X 469.4WS
Learn to build effective feature film and television pitches and communicate them in a style that fits your personality.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING 755.12E
Learn when and how to pitch your work to a variety of publishing outlets, just like the pros do it.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: June 8, 2024
WRITING X 424.27E
Take the first steps to writing your memoir by identifying your story and planning how you want to tell it.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: August 17, 2024
WRITING X 431.1
Learn the basic techniques of poetry writing in this introductory course combining writing exercises and workshopping.
Format: Online | In Person
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 431.2
Refine your knowledge of poetry while expanding your craft techniques in this workshop for writers with previous experience writing poems.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: April 17, 2024
WRITING X 431.3
Focus on a specific project of folio of work in this workshop for poets ready for advanced workshopping and revision.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 432.10E
Build up your writing skills in this crash course covering the most essential and most effective tools, from imagery to sound, from the poet’s toolbox that can be applied to writing of all kinds.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 432.1E
Learn to harness popular culture to fuel your writing and respond to social and political events.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 432.19E
Activate the five senses of the body and bring them to life in your poems in this workshop exploring what it means to inhabit a physical form.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: May 1, 2024
WRITING X 432.17E
Dive into the connections between poetry and the sciences, as well as poetry exploring the sciences, in this visionary workshop. 
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 24, 2024
WRITING X 461.2E
Approach writing from a variety of perspectives to discover new ideas, techniques, and skills in this workshop for writers of all genres.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: May 1, 2024
WRITING X 424.13WS
Craft a winning angle for your current work-in-progress from book proposal to a template for navigating the submission process.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING X 432.14E
Learn to write at the intersection of prose and poetry in this workshop devoted to the imaginative and innovative possibilities in writing poetry without line breaks.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 764.4E
Explore alternatives to traditional literary forms to locate new entry points for capturing queer life in queer ways.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: June 1, 2024
WRITING X 413.15E
Rework your completed novel draft by exploring the art and craft of novel writing and getting constructive in-class critique.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 6, 2024
WRITING X 414.1E
Start writing your romance novel in this introductory course covering plot, structure, and industry guidelines.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 11, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 414.2E
Make substantial progress on a romance novel draft in this course for students who have completed Romance Writing I.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 11, 2024
WRITING X 416.1E
Start your sci fi or fantasy novel off right with this course that helps you build your world and start telling your story.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 9, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 416.2E
Continue your sci fi or fantasy novel in progress in this workshop focusing on plot structure and scenecraft.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 416.3E
Continue your sci-fi or fantasy novel in progress in this workshop designed to help you deepen knowledge of craft as you create new pages. 
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 469.5WS
Get an overview of the work of script doctors, complete with hands-on opportunities to improve scripts in progress.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 413.17E
Learn to keep readers passionate about and engaged with your story as you develop a series concept and outline for a seralized work — a story your readers will enjoy one episode at a time.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 462.2
Focus on the critical skills of setting and description in this reading- and exercise-based workshop designed to improve your technique in fiction and nonfiction
Format: Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 412.1
Learn the basics of writing short fiction in this introductory course covering the building blocks of good storytelling.
Format: In Person | Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: April 9, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 412.2
Create two new short stories in this workshop for writers familiar with short story basics.
Format: Online | In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 412.3
Complete two new short stories in this intensive workshop for experienced short story writers.
Format: Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: July 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 426.1WS
Get a thorough overview of the role of a showrunner in this intensive workshop that prepares you for success in the television industry.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING X 413.9E
Kickstart your imagination with this introductory course on writing beyond the ordinary and in alternate realities.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 432.15E
Incorporate spirituality into your poetry practice in this foundational course exploring writing the transcendent.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 424.22E
Create a plan for your nonfiction project in this course designed to help you identify your story and use the right tools to bring it to life.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 413.1E
Develop a solid premise and sketch out your story's structure with the goal of completing a six-page detailed synopsis that you can use to complete a draft of your novel.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 462.4
Work to amplify the impact of your plot in telling your story in this technique workshop using readings and discussion to further your craft.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 721.2E
Identify your own unforgettable personal story suitable for writing or performing before a live audience.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 424.21E
Craft your passion for justice through urgent stories that address pressing social issues in this course.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 2, 2024
WRITING X 463.11E
Learn what, when, and how to submit to literary magazines.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 432.12E
This workshop engages students in the processes of both creation and revision with the goal of evolving drafts into striking, accomplished poems.  Imagery, pacing, line-breaks, compression and…
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 461.23
All writers conduct research, and every genre benefits from systematic query and investigation. Whether gathering family stories via oral history, re-walking Paul Revere’s path for a dystopian…
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 463.3E
Learn how to capitalize on your tacit or learned knowledge in this course on using fact-based information in creative writing.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 791.7
Learn to set yourself up for success as an author in this overview of best practices and advice for new writers.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 465.2E
Learn the strategies and tips you need to success and thrive as a professional writer and develop a strong, long lasting career.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 755.5E
Learn the strategies and tips to succeed and thrive as a professional writer, from branding yourself and your work to confidently discussing money and contracts.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 20, 2024
WRITING X 432.20E
Perfect for poets not quite ready for advanced workshops, this course sustains and builds on your writing practice with readings, discussions, and prompts to keep you writing and discovering your potential. 
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 463.7E
Learn to apply concepts that make stories powerful and memorable in this course exploring what readers can’t resist.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 432.18E
Learn how to write poetry in traditional forms in this workshop that explores classic and contemporary approaches to form.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING 762.1E
Learn to translate literature into English in this workshop designed for writers with even just a simple understanding of a foreign language.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 461.25
Learn to translate literature into English in this workshop designed for writers with even just a simple understanding of a foreign language.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 424.4E
Apply the techniques of evocative writing to place-based works while learning the skills of the professional travel writers
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 17, 2024
WRITING X 461.17E
Develop a deeper authenticity in your writing by learning how to blend lived experiences with imagined realities.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 761.11E
Dive into writing "micro memoirs" of 300 words or fewer to explore your lived experiences.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: May 18, 2024
WRITING X 464.1
Join a community of writers of color exploring how storytelling capturing your lived experiences fits into a rich global tradition of writing.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 2, 2024
WRITING X 464.4E
Writers of all genres can bring a single long-form work or several shorter pieces in progress to this workshop dedicated to fostering underrepresented voices of color
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 9, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 463.12E
Join a supportive group of women and female-identifying writers in this workshop dedicated to telling your stories in the best way possible.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: July 27, 2024
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.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 413.6E
This ambitious workshop guides you to achieve the unthinkable: a novel draft in just 10 weeks.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 413.7E
Dive right into to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) with this workshop designed to help you achieve success with pre- and post-November activities.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 790
Learn about how the Writers’ Program can help you achieve your writing goals in this informative, interactive session that includes an opportunity for advising.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: August 7, 2024
WRITING 700.4
Join instructors from the Writers’ Program as they read from their recent publications in this beloved annual tradition.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: June 7, 2024
WRITING X 413.12E
For writers familiar with traditional fiction writing, this course helps you learn innovative techniques for writing unconventional stories that invigorate your readers.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 446.4E
Sharpen your comedic writing skills as you learn to imbue your writing for young readers with irresistible humor in a variety of ways. 
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 461.4E
Turn your memories of travel into powerful explorations of emotional and intellectual journeys.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 731.6
Learn to write poems for specific occasions in this class offering an overview to new and continuing writers.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 15, 2024
WRITING X 424.3E
Find stories from your life to turn into written works in this encouraging course that focuses on generating new work instead of revising and critiquing.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 762.5E
Learn how to write poetry for very young readers in this workshop for absolute beginners.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING 760.1
Join a small group of committed writers for four full days of uninterrupted writing time, craft talks, and camaraderie in the idyllic setting of UCLA's Lake Arrowhead Conference Center.
Format: Independent Study/Internship
Next Start Date: September 22, 2024
WRITING X 424.20E
Try out a variety of nonfiction writing forms in this class for students with a goal to sell their writing for publication.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: April 30, 2024
WRITING X 446.2E
Get a strong introduction to writing for children, from picture books through complex young adult novels, in this workshop perfect for beginners.
Format: Online | In Person
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
WRITING X 446.3E
Continue to develop your skills in children’s writing in this workshop that helps you dive deeper into your genre and develop powerful stories through workshopping.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 424.13
Develop a solid draft of a winning book proposal that captures your project, your style, and your voice.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 461.14E
Explore the erotic as a genre as you learn to incorporate writing about sex and sexuality artfully into your writing, no matter its subject.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 424.28E
Develop a small body of work by exploring different ways to creatively tell stories informed by your ancestral history, both known and unknown.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: July 3, 2024
SCRIPT X 410.2WS
Learn to write a feature film treatment--a detailed outline to follow when writing a script--in this intensive workshop for those new to writing feature films.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: August 1, 2024
WRITING X 424.25E
Learn to write professional-level critiques of movies, TV, books, and other art as you develop your critical eye and build language that captures your perspective.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: April 17, 2024
WRITING X 424.15E
Learn to write provocative pieces on current events and trends in this workshop devoted to crafting powerful essays.
Next Start Date: TBA
WRITING X 445.1
Learn about writing for young adults as you complete an outline and first chapter of a novel.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
WRITING X 445.2
Continue progress on a young adult novel in this course focusing on diving deeper into an analysis of your story's elements, while workshop feedback helps you improve from draft to draft.
Next Start Date: TBA
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