I’m teaching a class called Writing The Personal Essay for the Walker Percy Center.
The class starts on March 24th and enrollment is open to the public. Here’s a description:
Writing the Personal Essay
Instructor: Anya Groner • Mondays from 7 – 9 pm • begins March 24
Classes are held at Loyola University in New Orleans
We will read and discuss the writing of essayists such as David Sedaris, Eula Biss, Joan Didion, John Jeremiah Sullivan, and others, paying special attention to the literary elements that make good writing come alive. Short, generative writing exercises will give students the opportunity to practice specific craft skills, leading up to a final project, a personal essay which we will workshop toward revision. We will also look at markets for creative nonfiction and at the process of submitting work for publication.
I’d love for you to join us! Check out my class and the other fantastic writing classes the Walker Percy Center sponsors HERE!