The Saturday Seminar A La Carte option will take place July 7, 2011, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $125 registration plus $25 tuition. This option can be taken alone or in combination with the Full Week Experience, the Morning Only Classes, or the Evening Only Classes. Participants can choose three of the following sessions to attend:
Drawing from your life experience for fiction, essays, creative-non fiction, or memoirs--led by instructor Brady Allen.
Brady Allen teaches writing at Wright State University and is the author of Back Roads and Frontal Lobes (2012), a collection of tales in the genres of horror, crime, the road story, soft sci-fi, dark fantasy, surrealism, existentialism, and even some plain ol' realism. He has published over thirty short stories in magazines, journals, and anthologies in the U.S, England, and Ireland, and has received honorable mentions for a couple of them in the Year's Best Fantasy and Horror volumes from St. Martin's Press, as well as an Individual Artist Fellowship in fiction from the Ohio Arts Council for three others. Learn more at www.bradyallen.com.
How to research and incorporate fact in your fiction, essays, creative non-fiction, or memoirs--led by Dayton Daily News journalist Joanne Smith.
Joanne Huist Smith is a native of Dayton. She grew up in the Old North Dayton Neighborhood and attended the St. Adalbert's Catholic Elementary School on Valley Street. Joanne graduated from John H. Patterson Cooperative High School, then earned a bachelor's degree in English at Wright State University. She joined the staff of the Dayton Daily News as a reporter in 1997. During her tenure with the newspaper, Joanne has covered Greene and Warren counties, focusing on education and communities. She currently covers Montgomery County government.
How to brainstorm ideas for your fiction, essays, creative non-fiction, or memoirs--led by instructor Rebecca Morean.
How to find publishing markets for your fiction, essays, creative non-fiction, or memoirs--led by essayist and Sinclair Community College English instructor Kate Geiselman.
Kate Geiselman's essays have appeared atSalon.com, The Rumpus, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and elsewhere online. Several of her essays about teaching have aired on NPR stations on The Story with Dick Gordon, an American Public Media production. Her first short story, "She's not There," was the winner of the Dayton Daily News/Antioch Writer's Workshop short story contest, and her first novel is in progress. She teaches writing at Sinclair Community College.
Register for this A La Carte option today on our A La Carte registration page.