Thursday, February 11, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This is a 6-week class meeting Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm, starting Thursday, January 21 and ending on February 25. Class will meet on January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, and 25, with a makeup date of March 4. This class will be taught online via Zoom. Zoom login details will be sent via email from the instructor a few days before class begins. Class needs 4 students to run, with a maximum enrollment of 8 students. Registration is $320 for the 6week series. Please register at:
How long have you been saying you want to write a book? Let 2021 be the year you do it! Whether you have a partial draft, or just an idea and the desire to write, this class can help you put that “book in your head” onto the page. We will craft outlines and discuss structure, then address the mechanics of fiction during in-depth, sensitive critiques of your work. Generative exercises will challenge you to experiment with new voices and forms, and our community of writers will help you stick to your goals. With steady effort, you can finish that first draft by this time next year.
Jonathan Vatner is the author of the 2019 novel Carnegie Hill, praised by People magazine, Town & Country, and the New York Post. He is an award-winning journalist who has written for The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Poets & Writers, and is the managing editor of Hue, the magazine of the Fashion Institute of Technology. He holds an MFA in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College and a BA in cognitive neuroscience from Harvard University, and he teaches fiction writing at New York University. His second novel, The Bridesmaids Union, is forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press in 2022. He lives in Yonkers, NY, with his husband and cats.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Times: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
Presenter Phone: 9143325953