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From Audience to Critic: Crafting Reviews

$65.00
Members
$75.00
Non-members
Friday, August 5th, 10:30am-1:30pm (EST).
Online: Zoom
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Level: For Everyone
Adult (18+)
12 seats max
Only 3 spots left!

This class is for writers who would like to explore writing reviews about the latest book/tv show/movie that has moved (or perhaps angered) them. The class will focus on sample structures and highlight best practices through the collective reading of some sample reviews, including excerpts of those by Wesley Morris, Jia Tolentino, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Jennifer Egan. Students will also have the opportunity to do some brainstorming and writing of their own.

This is a class for writers who want to hone their literary criticism skills and move towards publishing reviews. We will close by discussing where and how to pitch reviews.

Class Format

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting!

Scholarship Information

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

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Instructor

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Anri Wheeler
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Elements

  • In-Class Writing
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Genre

  • Nonfiction
  • Professional Development & Skills

Commitment Level

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