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The Loft's Fall Class Lineup
More than 100 options to choose from!

The Loft's fall lineup is here—online, adult, and youth—including the If theme classes, visiting teaching artists Janet Burroway, Hanif Abdurraqib, Richard Blanco, Téa Obreht, and Ibi Zoboi, and a whole lineup of returning favorites.

Summer Youth (ages 6–17)
Young Writers' Program

The Loft's Young Writers' Program returns for a full lineup of summer offerings. Classes run week-long starting the week of July 8. Come grow, laugh, explore, and find your story!

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Loft Classes

Throughout the year, the Loft offers hundreds of in-person, online, and youth classes in standard genres like poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as offerings in numerous other offerings including creativity, the business side of writing, and genre specifics like mystery, romance, and screenwriting to name a few.

Whether you write novels or sestinas, memoir or 'zines, movies or blogs you’ll find a class just right for you at the Loft.