Pennwriters Online Class:
September 2 thru October 4, 2019
Class Title: Writing Your Life (5 weeks)
Or send a check to Treasurer, Pennwriters, Inc. PO Box 685 Dalton, PA 18414
Instructor: Laura English
In this course you’ll write about an event that changed your life. The instructor will guide you to your final draft by providing you with pre-writing exercises and thorough editing of your preliminary drafts. Most of all, you’ll receive encouragement and support to write the story you’ve always wanted to tell.
A more ambitious student may choose to write 2 stories in the allotted time, but the aim should careful and diligent work that would be suitable for publication or for distribution to friends and family members.
Speaking of publication, you will be encouraged to submit to the class anthology at the end of the session to share your work with your peers.
Laura English studied nonfiction and poetry at Penn State University and University of Pittsburgh respectively. Her work has appeared in dozens of journals and magazines including Sow’s Ear, Cider Press Review, Straylight, and the Minnesota review. Graves Too Small to Be Red, a collection of poetry honoring the deaths of children in the media, was published this year by Finishing Line Press.
Five days a week she posts to Eat More Life, a blog focused on healing from anorexia. Her favorite form of activism is to fill this world with poems and stories. To that end, she teaches Memoirs Writing, and works one on one with people who want to put their experiences into words. She lives in Elizabethtown, PA, with her husband and four sons.
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