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In this workshop, each writer identifies and develops a few stories the world needs to hear. Together we experiment with different genres, from poems and personal essays to pamphlets and manifestos; consider a range of intercon-necting issues, including climate change, xenophobia, and inequality; and brainstorm ways to share our ideas and stories with audiences within and beyond our New School and social media commun...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4099 - NWRW 0415 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
The popularity of Young Adult Fiction has experienced an explosion over the last decade leading many new and established writers to the genre. In this workshop, students work through ten craft sessions covering what makes a YA book, focusing on voice, point of view, conflict, character, setting, dialogue, exposition, genre, and revision. We read short excerpts from YA fiction to illustrate each craft session and then...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 7252 - NWRW 0808 A
  • Goodman, Carol
Sep 28 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
In this course, each student develops a children's book from an initial concept to a "dummy" ready for submission to a publisher. The class explores the entire production process, including searching for ideas, writing a first draft, making sketches and character studies, editing, creating finished artwork and dummies, and writing cover letters and submitting a finished work to publishers. Writing assignments help st...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1803 - NWRW 3812 A
  • Hann, Jacquie
Aug 31 - Dec 14
Online
Monday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2020
Writing is performance. Visual artists, designers, musicians, writers, dancers, filmmakers, actors, artists of every kind come together in a supportive workshop environment to develop their writing skills. Students practice the skills of argumentation, research, and clarity of expression that benefit critical pieces as well as the kinds of writing they are likely to have to produce as professional artists or critics...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 2795 - NWRW 1030 A
  • Ossip, Kathleen
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
“Stories are compasses and architecture; we navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and our prisons out of them” (Rebecca Solnit). In this workshop, each writer identifies and develops a few stories the world needs to hear. We live in a time when huge corporations assert significant control over the stories that get told. This can make it hard to express our own truths, which can be complicated and even subversive...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3234 - NWRW 2415 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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