Course description: Join writer Amanda Miska, Editor of Split Lip Press, for a six-week creative non-fiction workshop at Big Blue Marble. Students will read samples, generate ideas, write and workshop original non-fiction pieces with the rest of the class. Focus is on personal essay/memoir. Light refreshments provided. The workshop will culminate in a celebration and reading of the work at the bookstore (Date TBA).
Cost: $150, plus one book (Jo Ann Beard's "The Boys of My Youth")
Dates/Times: April 22 (2-4pm); April 29 (2-4pm); May 6 (*4:30--6:30pm); May 13 (2-4pm); May 20 (2-4pm) LOCATION TBD; June 10 (4-6pm)
Amanda Miska is publisher of Split Lip Press. Her fiction and essays can be found at The Rumpus, Huffington Post, The Establishment, the Prairie Schooner blog, Hobart, decomP, Wigleaf, and elsewhere. She lives and writes in the Philly suburbs, and you can find her on the internet at amandamiska.com.