About Classes

In-Person Loft Classes

We will be offering a limited number of in-person classes, to take place at Open Book, through the winter/spring term. 

If you are planning to attend an in-person class, please follow our COVID-19 protocols, found here.

The Student Experience
Loft Virtual Classes

Students love our video conference classes:

"It works—an effective way to learn and to have questions answered, particularly during these times."

"Taking an online class helps to take your focus off of what is going on in the world and provides hope for the future by helping you refocus on writing and the joy and satisfaction it can offer you and your audience."

Loft Virtual Classes
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.

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Work with the Best

Loft teaching artists are experienced, professional writers. More importantly, they are committed to working with a wide range of writers—from new writers building their confidence to experienced writers ready to hone their craft and seek publication.

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Reach Your Goals

Loft classes are designed to help you find, set, and reach your goals.

Not sure what to take? Call us at 612-379-8999 or email us at loft@loft.org.