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12/04/2021
Chantelle Aimée Osman
Business of Writing; Meeting, Professional Development

12/01/2021
Matt Ferraz
Autobiography, Creative Nonfiction, Memoir; Craft Class

11/29/2021
Corinna Cook
Creative Nonfiction, Essays, Journalism, Memoir, Research; Craft Class

11/01/2021
Biography, Community, Creative Nonfiction, Crime Fiction, Drama, Erotica, Experimental, Historical Fiction, History, Horror, Humor, Poetry, Thriller, War; Professional Development

11/01/2021
Biography, Children's Books, Climate Fiction, Comics, Community, Creative Nonfiction, Crime Fiction, Drama, Erotica, Fairy Tales, Fiction, Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels, Horror, Literature, Mixed Genre, Novels, Romance, Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Thriller, War, Young Adult Literature;

11/20/2021
Chantelle Aimée Osman
Business of Writing; Professional Development

11/20/2021
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
American Indian, Creative Nonfiction, Essays, Family History, History, Indigenous, Memoir; Craft Class

11/10/2021
Ursula Pike
American Indian, Creative Nonfiction, Essays, Indigenous, Memoir, Travel Writing, Writing Life; Craft Class

11/06/2021
Chantelle Aimée Osman
Agents, Business of Writing, Publishing; Workshop

05/29/2021
Bryan Young
Fiction, Genre Fiction, Publishing, Short Stories, Storytelling; Craft Class

04/27/2021
Airea D. Matthews
Hybrid, Poetry, Visual Art; Craft Class

04/24/2021
María Fernanda
Essays, Fiction, Poetry, Writing Process; Craft Class, Generative Workshop

04/17/2021
Courtney Craven
Marketing, Publishing, Writing Process; Craft Class

04/10/2021
Venita Blackburn
Fiction; Craft Class

03/31/2021
Hafsah Faizal
Fiction; Craft Class

03/15/2021
María Isabel Álvarez
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Flash, Mixed Genre, Poetry, Short Stories; Craft Class, Generative Workshop, Workshop

03/06/2021
J Allen
Poetry; Craft Class

02/24/2021
Corinna Cook
Creative Nonfiction, Memoir, Poetry, Research; Craft Class, Workshop

02/17/2021
Beverly Jenkins
Fiction, Romance; Craft Class

12/01/2020
Sam Martone
Fiction, Mixed Genre, Short Stories; Generative Workshop, Workshop

11/14/2020
Carmen Maria Machado
Fiction, Short Stories; Craft Class, Craft Talk, Presentation

11/01/2020
Hallie Ephron
Fiction, Mixed Genre, Novels; Presentation, Workshop

10/19/2020
Matt Ferraz
Creative Nonfiction, Memoir, Mixed Genre, Personal Essays; Generative Workshop, Workshop

10/17/2020
Beth Staples
Agents, Business of Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Editing, Fiction, Publishing; Online Class

10/17/2020
Yi Shun Lai, Tiffany Hawk
Agents, Business of Writing, Publishing; Presentation, Workshop

10/13/2020
Judith Starkston
Fiction, Novels, Short Stories; Workshop

10/10/2020
Michael A Stackpole
Crime Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Genre Fiction, Novels, Science Fiction; Generative Workshop, Lecture, Presentation, Workshop

10/09/2020
Jim Butcher
Fantasy, Fiction, Mixed Genre, Novels, Short Stories; Presentation, Workshop

10/05/2020
Gionni Ponce
Fiction, Mixed Genre, Short Stories; Generative Workshop, Workshop

09/24/2020
James Riley
Children's Books, Creative Practice, Editing, Fairy Tales, Writing Process; Craft Class, Presentation, Workshop

09/15/2020
Diane Phelps Budden
Business of Writing, Editing, Marketing, Publishing; Presentation, Workshop

09/07/2020
Suyi Davies Okungbowa
Fiction, Novels, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction; Generative Workshop, Workshop

09/01/2020
Sarah Leamy
Experimental, Flash, Gender, Gender Studies, Hybrid, Mixed Genre, Sexuality; Generative Workshop, Workshop

08/24/2020
Sean Avery
Poetry; Generative Workshop, Workshop

08/22/2020
Ilona Andrews
Fantasy, Science Fiction; Generative Workshop, Presentation, Workshop

08/10/2020
Leah Newsom
Fiction, Mixed Genre, Short Stories; Generative Workshop, Workshop

04/25/2020
Robert Ostrom
Poetry; Generative Workshop, Workshop

03/02/2020
James Sallis
Crime Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Genre Fiction, Mystery, Novels, Science Fiction, Short Stories; Workshop

04/04/2020
Lorin Drexler
Flash, Poetry; Generative Workshop, Workshop

04/02/2020
Judith Starkston
Fantasy, Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Mystery, Research; Craft Class, Generative Workshop, Workshop

02/20/2020
TC Tolbert
Experimental, Hybrid, LGBTQIA, Poetry, Sexuality; Advanced Workshop, Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop

02/20/2020
Cristina García
Creative Practice, Mixed Genre, Writing Process; Advanced Workshop, Workshop

02/20/2020
Cathy Linh Che
Poetry; Advanced Workshop, Generative Workshop, Workshop

02/20/2020
Sherwin Bitsui
Poetry; Advanced Workshop, Generative Workshop, Workshop

02/20/2020
Tracey Baptiste
Fiction, Mixed Genre, Novels, Short Stories; Generative Workshop, Workshop

11/07/2019
Luis Ávila
Essays, Fiction, Flash, Hybrid, Poetry, Social Justice; Generative Workshop, Workshop

10/30/2019
Justin Petropoulos
Experimental, Hybrid, Mixed Genre, Poetry; Discussion, Generative Workshop, Workshop

10/26/2019
Diana Marie Delgado
Poetry; Generative Workshop, Workshop

10/19/2019
Gabby Rivera
Creative Practice, Essays, Fiction, Hybrid, Social Justice, Writing Process; Conversation, Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop

10/13/2019
t'ai freedom ford
Poetry; Performative Workshop, Workshop

10/12/2019
Kirby Kim
Agents, Business of Writing, Publishing; Lecture, Presentation

10/09/2019
Piper J Daniels
Creative Nonfiction, Experimental, Fiction, Hybrid, Mixed Genre, Poetry; Generative Workshop

10/05/2019
Jake Skeets
American Indian, Indigenous, Poetry; Generative Workshop, Lecture

10/01/2019
Malik Toms
Fiction, Short Stories; Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop

09/21/2019
Mary Sojourner
Creative Nonfiction, Essays, Fiction, Hybrid; Generative Workshop

09/14/2019
Javier Zamora
Poetry, Social Justice; Generative Workshop, Workshop

09/11/2019
Danez Smith
Poetry; Conversation, Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop

08/03/2019
Mark Athitakis
Business of Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Editing, Journalism, Marketing; Presentation, Workshop, Generative Workshop

07/27/2019
Tucker Leighty Phillips
Fiction, Flash, Short Stories; Workshop, Generative Workshop

07/23/2019
Saretta Morgan
Creative Nonfiction, Experimental, Fiction, Hybrid, Poetry; Workshop, Generative Workshop

07/20/2019
Laura Maher
Hybrid, Poetry; Presentation, Workshop, Generative Workshop

06/18/2019
Erin Noehre
Flash, Poetry, Spiritual Writing; Workshop, Generative Workshop

06/15/2019
Stella Pope Duarte
Human Rights, Mixed Genre, Research, Social Justice, Social Practice, Therapeutic Practice, Women's Studies; Workshop, Generative Workshop

06/01/2019
Justin Noga
Fiction, Flash, Memoir, Novels, Short Stories; Generative Workshop

05/18/2019
Todd Mitchell
Fiction, Novels, Short Stories; Workshop, Generative Workshop

05/01/2019
Corey Ann Haydu
Crime Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mixed Genre, Novels, Science Fiction, Young Adult Literature; Online Class

04/27/2019
Yi Shun Lai
Agents, Business of Writing, Publishing; Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop

04/20/2019
Terese Svoboda
Poetry; Workshop

04/06/2019
Amy Silverman
Creative Nonfiction, Journalism, Memoir; Generative Workshop, Workshop

03/20/2019
Blair Hurley
Fiction, Flash, Novels, Short Stories; Generative Workshop, Workshop

02/21/2019
Deborah Miranda
Poetry; Advanced Workshop, Generative Workshop, Workshop

02/21/2019
Hanif Abdurraqib
Poetry; Advanced Workshop, Generative Workshop, Workshop

02/21/2019
Ramona Ausubel
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Hybrid, Novels; Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop

02/21/2019
Achy Obejas
Mixed Genre, Translation, World Literature; Advanced Workshop, Generative Workshop, Workshop

02/02/2019
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Poetry; Craft Class, Generative Workshop, Workshop

01/22/2019
Rashaad Thomas
Hybrid, Poetry; Workshop, Generative Workshop

01/12/2019
Susan Devan Harness
Creative Nonfiction, Essays, Journalism; Workshop

12/03/2018
Malik Toms
Fiction, Science Fiction; Lecture, Generative Workshop

11/19/2018
Eduardo C Corral
Multi-genre, Poetry; Conversation, Discussion, Lecture, Reading

11/17/2018
Andrea Scarpino
Poetry; Discussion, Generative Workshop, Workshop

10/27/2018
Dan Beachy Quick
Poetry; Generative Workshop, Workshop

10/20/2018
Walonda Williams
Experimental, Stageplays; Generative Workshop, Workshop

10/13/2018
Ursula Vernon
Fantasy, Fiction; Generative Workshop, Workshop

10/04/2018
Beverly Smith Dawson
Screenwriting, Stageplays; Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop

10/02/2018
Andrea Avery
Creative Nonfiction, Memoir; Generative Workshop, Seminar, Workshop

09/15/2018
Tara Ison
Fiction; Discussion, Workshop

09/10/2018
Patrick Michael Finn
Fiction, Flash, Short Stories; Generative Workshop, Lecture

09/08/2018
Carolina Ebeid
Creative Nonfiction, Hybrid, Poetry; Generative Workshop, Workshop

09/04/2018
Kelly Lydick
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Hybrid, Poetry; Generative Workshop, Workshop

08/04/2018
Justin Noga
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction; Workshop

08/04/2018
James Sallis
Crime Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction; Lecture, Seminar

07/10/2018
Warren Glynn
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction; Workshop

06/11/2018
David Joseph
Fiction; Workshop

05/16/2018
Rosemarie Dombrowski
Creative Nonfiction, Experimental, Flash, Hybrid, Memoir; Craft Class, Generative Workshop, Workshop

05/19/2018
Amy Fellner Dominy
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Screenwriting; Workshop

05/01/2018
Diana Arterian, Douglas Manuel
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Hybrid, Memoir, Mixed Genre, Poetry; Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop

04/10/2018
Luis Ávila
; Generative Workshop, Workshop

03/26/2018
Yvette Johnson
Creative Nonfiction, Memoir; Craft Class, Generative Workshop

03/23/2018
John Calderazzo
Creative Nonfiction, Essays, Fiction; Generative Workshop, Workshop

01/29/2018
Malik Toms
Creative Nonfiction, Crime Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Memoir, Science Fiction; Workshop

01/23/2018
Christopher Reider
Creative Nonfiction, Storytelling; Craft Class, Discussion, Generative Workshop

01/18/2018
Jeredith Merrin
Poetry; Craft Class, Generative Workshop

11/18/2017
Larry Ellis
Fiction, Storytelling; Craft Class, Discussion, Workshop

10/18/2017
James Sallis
Fiction, Storytelling; Craft Class

10/21/2017
Venita Blackburn
Fiction; Presentation, Workshop

10/18/2017
Sharon Suzuki Martinez
Poetry; Workshop

10/14/2017
Jennifer Spiegel
Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Memoir; Workshop

09/05/2017
Andrea Avery
Creative Nonfiction, Essays, Memoir; Workshop

09/05/2017
Mark Haunschild
Creative Nonfiction, Experimental, Fiction, Hybrid, Memoir, Poetry; Craft Class, Workshop

09/23/2017
Valerie Bandura Finn
Poetry; Craft Class, Workshop

04/08/2017
Deborah J. Ledford
Creative Nonfiction, Crime Fiction, Fiction, Memoir;

04/05/2017
Rebecca Byrkit
Essays, Fiction, Memoir;

04/05/2017
James Sallis
Poetry;

04/22/2017
Lois Roma Deeley
Poetry; Craft Class, Workshop