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  • Workshop
  • Online (WetInk)
  • Adult (18+)

Art of the Personal Essay

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  • $330.00 Non-Member
  • $305.00 Member

Class Description

Have you wanted to take a writing class on the personal essay, but can’t make it into Grub Street HQ? No matter where you are in the world, now you can. In this online course, you will write and revise one short personal essay and explore the art of the personal essay through writing exercises, craft articles, and published essays. You will develop a short essay from an idea to a solid revision. During the weekly live meeting online, you will receive feedback on your writing and discuss the class readings. This course is for novice writers or more experienced writers looking to dive into a new genre. Expect to spend about three hours a week on the course.

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.