Online Writing Class – In the Breakroom: Micro-Memoirists Write about Work, June-July 2021

This class focuses on writing about how we spend our working lives. Often, the funniest—and most poignant—stories we tell our friends are about the jobs we’ve done to make money. But there are also stories to be told about our unpaid work: emotional labor, the caretaking of friends and family, housework, and “adulting.”  Over the… Read More Online Writing Class – In the Breakroom: Micro-Memoirists Write about Work, June-July 2021

Online Writing Class: Micro-Memoirists Repair, March-April 2021

This course focuses on the theme of “repair” as subject matter and metaphor. Over the course of five weeks, we will read and write work that grapples with questions of fixing, healing, mending, rebuilding, restoration, and reconciliation.  Some of the best memoirs ask questions that do not have clear answers. We will consider what has… Read More Online Writing Class: Micro-Memoirists Repair, March-April 2021

Online Writing Class: Culinary Micro-Memoir, November-December 2020

I’m happy to announce that I’m carrying out the year with a culinary micro-memoir class. Our memories associated with food, eating, cooking, meals, and kitchens will serve as a portal into writing stories about our lives. You do not need any special experience with food, cooking, or food writing to take this class, just a… Read More Online Writing Class: Culinary Micro-Memoir, November-December 2020