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  • Workshop
  • Online: Zoom
  • Advanced

Advanced 6 Weeks, 6 Essays

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  • $330.00 Non-Member
  • $305.00 Member

Class Description

If you've taken 6 Weeks 6 Essays before and loved the way it energized your work and urged you to draft new pieces, then perhaps it's time to come back for new prompts and new challenges. In this class you’ll have the option of writing six personal essays of 500 to 1,000 words or writing the opening pages of what will be a longer work. We’ll use advanced narrative techniques, including braided essays, aggressive structures, and even outside research and reporting. As with all 6 Weeks classes, you should be prepared to turn in an essay every week for discussion and to provide feedback on your classmates’ work every week. The class will also include brief discussions of published essays provided by the instructor. This course is geared toward advanced students.

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. 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!

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!