Current Class List

To view our classes for youth ages 6–17:

  1. Under the "Category" menu, select "Youth."
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Multigenre Graphic
Creating Characters in Five Dimensions
Artists
Jim Levi
Date
Time
9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday
Genre
Multigenre
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $52.50
Member $47.25
Low Income $36.75
Creative Process Graphic
Quiet the Inner Critic
Artists
Rebecca Kanner
Date
Time
9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday
Genre
Creative Process
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $52.50
Member $47.25
Low Income $36.75
Youth Graphic Marker
Building a Novel: Characters & Point of View
Artists
Debra Blake
Date
Time
9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday
Genre
Creative Process
Family
Youth
Price
Regular $52.50
Member $47.25
Low Income $36.75
Creative Nonfiction Graphic
Leaving Home: A Class for Writers of Color and Indigenous Writers
Artists
Kao Kalia Yang
Date
Time
1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday
Genre
Creative Nonfiction
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $15.00
Member $13.50
Low Income $0.00
Pay What You Can $0.00
Fiction Graphic
Dialogue, Gesture, and Staging
Artists
Allison Wyss
Date
March 16, 2020-April 20, 2020
Time
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Monday
Genre
Fiction
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Poetry Graphic
Inspiration into Art: Poetry and the Resonant Image
Date
March 16, 2020-April 20, 2020
Time
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Monday
Genre
Poetry
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Fiction Graphic
Through the Looking Glass: Write & Revise a Story in Six Weeks
Artists
Harmony Neal
Date
March 17, 2020-April 21, 2020
Time
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Tuesday
Genre
Fiction
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Fiction Graphic
Novel Revision: Beyond the First Draft
Artists
Jackie Cangro
Date
March 18, 2020-May 13, 2020
Genre
Fiction
Family
Online
Price
Regular $312.00
Member $280.80
Creative Nonfiction Graphic
Story by Story: Write Your Family Legacy
Artists
Brenda Hudson
Date
March 18, 2020-May 6, 2020
Time
10 a.m.-Noon
Wednesday
Genre
Creative Nonfiction
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $280.00
Member $252.00
Low Income $196.00
Basics Genre Graphic
Personal Writing—Let's Start Here!
Artists
Peter Blau
Date
March 18, 2020-April 22, 2020
Time
10 a.m.-Noon
Wednesday
Genre
Basics
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Fiction Graphic
Book in a Month
Artists
Kathleen Eagle
Date
March 18, 2020-April 22, 2020
Time
10 a.m.-Noon
Wednesday
Genre
Fiction
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Poetry Graphic
Knowing Poetry: Writing Through Presence and Perception
Artists
Francine Conley
Date
March 18, 2020-April 22, 2020
Time
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Wednesday
Genre
Poetry
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Fiction Graphic
A Beginner's Guide to Starting Your Novel
Date
March 18, 2020-April 22, 2020
Time
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Wednesday
Genre
Fiction
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Childrens and YA Graphic
The Magnificent Middle: Writing Middle Grade Fiction
Date
March 19, 2020-April 23, 2020
Time
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday
Genre
Children's and Young Adult Literature
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Poetry Graphic
Secrets and Mysteries of Sound
Artists
Thomas R. Smith
Date
March 19, 2020-April 23, 2020
Time
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday
Genre
Poetry
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $210.00
Member $189.00
Low Income $147.00
Publishing and Career Graphic
How to Give a Fantastic Reading
Date
Time
9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday
Genre
Publishing and Career
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $52.50
Member $47.25
Low Income $36.75
Publishing and Career Graphic
Find the Best Publishing Path for Your Book
Artists
Dawn Frederick
Date
Time
9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday
Genre
Publishing and Career
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $52.50
Member $47.25
Low Income $36.75
Poetry Graphic
Risk, Reveal, Reinvent: A Poetry Revision Primer
Date
Time
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday
Genre
Poetry
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $70.00
Member $63.00
Low Income $49.00
Multigenre Graphic
Writing as Healing
Date
Time
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday
Genre
Multigenre
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $70.00
Member $63.00
Low Income $49.00
Boundaries-Borders
BOUNDARIES & BORDERS: Crossing Borders - From Poetry to Prose
Artists
Georgia Greeley
Date
March 25, 2020-April 15, 2020
Time
10 a.m.-Noon
Wednesday
Genre
Multigenre
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $140.00
Member $126.00
Low Income $98.00
Youth Graphic Marker
Fairy Tales, Myths, Magic, and Bookmaking: A Loft/MCBA Writing and Book Arts Class 
Date
Time
9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday
Genre
Fiction
Family
Youth
Price
Regular $55.50
Member $49.95
Low Income $38.85
Fiction Graphic
Tips to Make Your First Draft A Breeze
Artists
Sarah Ahiers
Date
Time
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday
Genre
Fiction
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $70.00
Member $63.00
Low Income $49.00
Creative Process Graphic
The Idea Machine
Artists
Jack El-Hai
Date
Time
9 a.m.-Noon
Saturday
Genre
Creative Process
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $52.50
Member $47.25
Low Income $36.75
Creative Nonfiction Graphic
"Flash" Memoir: Life Stories in Under 500 Words
Artists
Brenda Hudson
Date
Time
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday
Genre
Creative Nonfiction
Family
Adult
Price
Regular $70.00
Member $63.00
Low Income $49.00
Youth Graphic Marker
Mining Our Memories to Write Engaging Fiction
Date
Time
1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday
Genre
Fiction
Family
Youth
Price
Regular $52.50
Member $47.25
Low Income $36.75