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  • Seminar
  • Online: Zoom
  • Adult (18+)

Write on Fire: Turning Anger Into Art

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  • $75.00 Non-Member
  • $65.00 Member

Class Description

History shows that anger is a necessary element for politically-charged creativity and change. But is the chaos of today stopping you in your writerly tracks? In this session, we'll look at how to work past the mental blocks of today while still staying active with the news, discuss whether writing is a noble pursuit in these chaotic times, and engage in writing prompts to help us transform our anger from a hindrance to a fuel. Through the example of such writers as Angie Thomas, Margaret Atwood, Leslie Feinberg, and Lacy M. Johnson, we’ll rediscover the healthy artistic versions of anger and how they benefit us as individuals and as a community. All genres welcome!

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.

For more more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

Scholarships Format/Location

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.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. Please visit the Resources tab to access the video-conference link.

Zoom Participation:

Students are not required to turn their camera on, but are encouraged to participate any way they feel comfortable through functions such as the live chat, emoji reactions, and unmuting the microphone. Learn more about using Zoom here.

Zoom Accessibility:

We ask that instructors enable closed captioning and send a transcript of the session after class. You can also enable closed captioning at any time during the meeting. If your instructor forgets to send the transcript, just send ’em an email!