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Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop
"Truth is stranger than fiction." - Mark Twain
In this workshop we will explore the exciting world of creative nonfiction including memoir, the personal essay, flash nonfiction, and the micro essay. We will focus on all phases of the writing process, from discovering and generating creative nonfiction material, to revising and shaping written work. Selected readings will be provided for discussion as well. Open to beginners and to those who already have written creative nonfiction. The workshop includes a private writing consultation with Minter.
Saturday afternoons from 3-5pm, for six meetings, from January 26th-March 2nd
Tuesday evenings from 7-9pm, for six meetings, from January 29th-March 5th
Workshop Registration Details:
If you are interested in registering for a workshop, or if you have questions about them, please email Minter at firstname.lastname@example.org. A $50 deposit (or full payment) will be required to secure a spot and it is recommended that you register soon since space is limited. All workshops are $200. Electronic participation is also available for those who are unable to attend in person. Note: a minimum of five participants is required for workshops to run. Also, we are now offering a $10 discount for those who refer new participants.
About Minter: Minter Krotzer's prose has been published in numerous literary magazines and anthologies, including Many Mountains Moving, The Saint Ann's Review, The Arkansas Review, Upstreet, Night Train, Before and After: Stories from New York (WW Norton), Louisiana in Words (Pelican Press), God Stories (Random House), and Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Twenty-Five Words or Fewer (WW Norton). She has received creative writing fellowships at the New School, where she received an MFA in Creative Nonfiction, Bennington College, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Squaw Valley Writers Conference, the Moulin à Nef in France and Ragdale. Click here to read a recent interview with Minter on Apiary literary magazine's website. (www.minterkrotzer.com).
|Where||Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19119|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||7:00 pm–9:00 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Seniors|
More About Big Blue Marble Bookstore
Big Blue Marble Bookstore is an independently-owned storefront that specializes in progressive and multicultural books of interest to residents in Philadelphia-particularly in Mt. Airy. It also carries new and used children's books, classics, fiction and nonfiction, woman-centered pregnancy and parenting, sustainable living, lesbian/gay, African-American, Jewish studies, feminist science fiction, literary graphic novels and more.
The second floor of the two-story shop features a cafe that serves Rishi teas and snacks. Big Blue Marble offers a variety of community-building activities including seminars, book clubs and special events. Civil workers and frequent buyers receive discounts.
Other events here
- Big Blue Marble Storytime Weekly on Fridays, 10:30 am