Creative Writing (2017 Listing)

These are classes from 2017. Stay tuned for the 2018 listings.

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Supported by Joe Usibelli and Peggy Shumaker
CoordinatorsJeanne E. Clark (bellestarrgang@gmail.com) — Artistic Coordinator
Patty Kastelic (pkastelic@hotmail.com) — Local Coordinator
Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Price: $395

Days: MTWThF/MTWThF,

Times: 9:00am–4:20pm

Instructors: Jeanne E. Clark, Erin Coughlin Hollowell, Daryl Farmer, Brenda Miller, Sarah Pape, Nicole Stellon-O'Donnell

Location: One Riverview Plaza (80 B Street)

This class is open to people with all levels of writing skills. Students will write every day under the guidance of the Festival staff. Each day will offer directed writing activities and close readings of literature from a writer's perspective. We will discuss poetry and prose, and students may write either or both. The class will focus on generating new writing. Students will practice several stages of the writing process: beginning, drafting and revising. [more]

Creative Writing - week 1 only
$210

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Creative Writing - week 2 only
$210

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Creative Writing Sampler

Creative Writing Sampler

Price: $40

Days: Th (week 2),

Times: 1:30–3:30pm

Instructors: Jeanne E. Clark, Daryl Farmer, Sarah Pape, Nicole Stellon-O'Donnell

Location: One Riverview Plaza (80 B Street)

Paying close attention opens all kinds of possibilities for fresh and lively writing. We'll allow our imaginations to work on what we observe, and will write with energy and abandon. Please bring paper, pen, and your sense of humor. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, contact Jeanne E. Clark: bellestarrgang@gmail.com.

University Credit

University credit for the full Creative Writing workshop is available through the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Details are on our University Credit page.

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