Free Non-Fiction Workshop: Straight from the Heart

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When:
March 17, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2018-03-17T14:30:00-04:00
2018-03-17T16:30:00-04:00
Where:
Lewis H. Latimer House and Museum
31-41 137th St
Flushing, NY 11354
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Newtown Literary
(718) 961-8585
Free Non-Fiction Workshop: Straight from the Heart @ Lewis H. Latimer House and Museum | New York | United States

Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best writers in Queens!

In this workshop, we will explore our pasts and write 800-word memoirs and personal essays about race and immigration. We will read texts by writers such as Lee Martin, Richard Rodriguez, and Bhanu Kapil and consider the use of metaphor as a way to access emotional material. Come ready to read, remember, and write.

The class will be led by Meera Nair on Saturday, March 17th from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Lewis H. Latimer House and Museum, 34-41 137th St in Flushing.

Meera Nair teaches writing at NYU and is the author of Video: Stories, a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. Meera’s recent work appears in Guernica, The New York Times, and The Guardian.

This class is presented by Newtown Literary Alliance in partnership with Lewis H. Latimer House and Museum, and by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

 
 
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