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Introduction to Creative Writing


Mondays, September 20–November 8, 7:00–9:00 pm

About the Program

New to creative writing and seeking a safe space to explore? This evening class offers the opportunity to experiment with a variety of genres, including poetry,fiction, and personal essay, in a playful and productive environment. Use writing prompts to generate new work each week and receive supportive feedback to improve your writing and sharpen your creative mind.

Instructor: Lesley Hyatt teaches writing and mindfulness to students of all ages. She holds an MFA in English and fiction writing and is the author of myriad essays, short stories, and poems. Hyatt received an Outstanding Instructor award for her work as a creative writing instructor at UMass, Amherst. She is a former Fulbright Scholar.