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WRI 01 - Poetry Workshop (Virtual)
with Memye Tucker
A workshop to help you create the poems only you can write. Emphasis on the art and craft of contemporary poetry with suggestions for publication and performance. Restricted to only five poets this quarter, due to the current limitations of time and online venue. Adults only. For opening discussion, please email two poems to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, August 21st. This class is taught virtually through the Zoom app. Please Note: The Decatur Book Festival’s programs may interfere with one or more dates. We will notify you ASAP if a schedule change is needed.
Class meets on Aug. 29, Sept. 12, 26 and Oct. 10.
WRI 02 - Memoir 1 (Virtual)
with Lori Muskat
An introduction to the art of memoir in which a writer takes the reader far back into his or her life that was unusually vivid or intense and travels far below the surface. Students will write weekly and read their work in class. Expect to have your assignments critiqued by the class and edited by the instructor. Each student will also read a memoir and present an oral report to the class. All classes will be held on Zoom.