Revising Anew: Fiction/Nonfiction Workshop
Dates: 4 Wednesdays, April 18 - May 9
Time: 7 pm - 9 pm
Instructor: James Wallenstein
Maximum Enrollment: 9
Designed for Left Margin writers and those who've worked in other programs or on their own, this four-week course is an opportunity to jumpstart a draft story, novel section, memoir or nonfiction piece, sharing it with a community of readers and, with the help of their responses, revising it.
Rather than conceiving of revision as an extended series of corrections, we'll emphasize the creative freedom the process can offer, rewriting our own impromptu sketches, taking hints from a case history or two, and exploring the original sources for our projects, not only to reconnect with them but also to reawaken the inspiration they sprung from.
James Wallenstein is the author of a novel, The Arriviste, and of essays and stories that have appeared in GQ, The Believer,
Raritan, Jacket, The Antioch Review, Tikkun, Boston Review, and Hudson Review, among other publications. He has taught literature and creative writing at Wellesley, the New School, Wesleyan, Pratt, and Hunter College.