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Introduction to Creative Writing

Tuesdays, September 17–November 12 (No class on October 8), 1:00–3:00 pm

About the Program

Explore and experiment with a variety of imaginative writing genres, including poetry, fiction, and the personal essay. Participants will be creating new work each week with an option to refine and revise at least one piece. Joyful productivity is the goal of this class!

Instructor: Lesley Hyatt teaches writing and mindfulness to students of all ages. She holds an MFA in English and fiction writing and is the author of myriad essays, short stories, and poems. Hyatt received an Outstanding Instructor award for her work as a creative writing instructor at UMass, Amherst. She is a former Fulbright Scholar.


This class is made possible in part by: