|So You Want to Be a Poet|
|Session||12 weeks 29-Jan|
This creative writing course involves writing poetry, reading and sharing students' poems in class, and gentle critiquing. The only rule is that there are no rules except you cannot say anything bad about your own writing. Please bring 25 copies of a poem to the first class.
Coordinator: Victoria Branagan, Susan Clark and Dianne Hanna
Victoria is a publisher, writer, and entrepreneur and has co-coordinated this class with Peter Saunders for many semesters. Victoria, Susan and Dianne are long time students of this course originated by Peter Saunders and wish to continue his love of poetry in this course.
|Session||12 weeks 1-Feb|
This is a class in which you will tell your stories using various forms: short story, memoir, flash fiction, creative non-fiction. The last two are relatevely new genres being seen in literary magazines. The stories for this class may be fact or fiction; all have components in common. You will read examples of each and find which genre is comfortable for you. You will write each week, and your material will be read and discussed in class. Please bring paper and pen to class.
Coordinator: June Calender
June has written in almost all forms, especially stage plays. Lately she has published poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction in literary magazines. She has been chair of the Reflections Committee for several years and has taught writing courses with a biographical slant.
|The Writing Incubator|
|Location||Downtown Campus, Hyannis|
|Session||12 weeks 31-Jan|
In the literary world an incubator is a group of like-minded people who provide space and time while offering mentoring to accomplish writing goals. This class encourages the formation and development of new ideas and stories. We welcome all genres of writing.
Coordinator: Nancy Shoemaker and Wade Sayer
Nancy is a printer, graphic designer, publisher, photographer, and local historian. Wade's masterful writing runs from children's books to gritty and powerful chronicles of the Vietnam War.