New Writers in the Mountains (WIM) Classes Begin in September

Nest2[1]Writers in the Mountains will offer three diverse classes beginning this September:

  • A Journaling Workshop will back by popular demand with veteran instructor Ev Ellsworth. The class will be held Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, from September 6 to October 11,  at the Roxbury Public Library.  Class fee is $70. Ev Ellsworth, one of WIM’s most insightful, understanding and popular teachers, helps even the most skeptical and scared novice to dare to write. She is expert at offering writers, from new diarists to veteran journal-keepers, the tools and support they need to ease into journaling.
  • Where Does a Play Come From – And Where Can It Go?, led by The Open Eye Theater’s artistic director, Amie Brockway, will be held at the Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street in Margaretville, Mondays, 6 to 8 p.m., from September 12 through October 17. Class fee is $70 if you register and pay three weeks before the class begins and $85 after that. Amie has directed dozens of world premieres and nurtured playwrights through three seasons of Summer Shortcuts at the theater in Margaretville and the Eye on Playwrights Lab at The Open Eye Theater in NYC.
  • Anique Taylor’s popular 16-week Creative Nonfiction Workshop will resume September 15, to January 12. The class will be held Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center, Main Street, Pine Hill,. Class fee is $220. In a college-like semester packed with excitement and growth, this extended class will offer writers possibilities for deepening their craft, group support and continuing work on long projects. Anique holds a poetry MFA from Drew University, a drawing MFA from Pratt Institute and a diplome in French Literature from the Sorbonne. She has taught creative writing for Benedictine’s Oncology Support Program, Bard LLI, Artworks and Phoenicia Poetry Workshop.

Visit www.writersinthemountains for full class descriptions and registration information.