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Literature/Book Clubs   

Are you interested in expressing yourself through writing? Writing is a skill that must be developed. Join our seasoned writing instructors to learn the tricks of the trade. Love to read? Alice Blueglass, former principal, is an ACE favorite for her lively book discussions. Her students absolutely love her classes and sign up again and again. She'd love to introduce you to some excellent reading!

For course description, click on the course title below. Hover on instructor name for biography.

 

Dynamic Writing II
Item: LAW2002 Susan Barcomb
Th   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-117
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 1/25/2018 - 3/1/2018       Fee: $115.00
 

Writing Your Memoir: Nuts & Bolts of How to Begin, Edit & Publish
Item: LAWM1003 Eloise Hanner
Tu   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-114
Sessions: 3 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 2/6/2018 - 2/20/2018       Fee: $39.00
 

Memoir Writing: Understanding Your Life Through Story
Item: LAWM1004 Ginny East Shaddock
Tu 1/23/2018 - 3/20/2018 

 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fee: $129.00
NO CLASS FEBRUARY 20

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"The Odyssey" by Homer, an Interactive Reading, Part 1
Item: LAO1001 David Eisner
W   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm TBA
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 1/24/2018 - 2/28/2018       Fee: $79.00
The Odyssey consists of 24 Books. We will read Books 1-12 in Part 1 and Books 13-24 in Part 2. We will read the profoundly intuitive and musical translation by Robert Fitzgerald (published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1998).
 

"The Odyssey" by Homer, an Interactive Reading, Part 2
Item: LAO1002 David Eisner
W   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-121
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 3/7/2018 - 4/18/2018       Fee: $79.00
The Odyssey consists of 24 Books. We will read Books 1-12 in Part 1, and Books 13-24 in Part 2. The profoundly intuitive and musical translation by Robert Fitzgerald, published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux (1998) will be our text.
NO CLASS MARCH 28
 

"The Odyssey" by Homer, an Interactive Reading, Part 1 & 2
Item: LAO1000 David Eisner
W   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm TBA
Sessions: 12 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 1/24/2018 - 4/18/2018       Fee: $149.00
NO CLASS MARCH 28
 

A Novel Cooking Class: Book Club & Luncheon
Item: LAB1004 Alice Blueglass, Polina Windsor
Th   10:30 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 2/1/2018 - 2/15/2018       Fee: $69.00
Book-"Small Great Things" by Picoult February 1 meets from 10:30am - 12:00pm for book discussion and February 15 meets from 11:30am - 1:30pm for luncheon.
 

A Novel Cooking Class: Book Club & Luncheon
Item: LAB1005 Alice Blueglass, Polina Windsor
Th   10:30 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 3/1/2018 - 3/8/2018       Fee: $69.00
Book-"The Sun Also Rises" by Hemingway. March 1 meets from 10:30am - 12:00pm for book discussion and March 8 meets from 11:30am - 1:30pm for luncheon.
 

How Novel!
Item: LAR1001 Alice Blueglass
Tu   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Bay Village Rm Conference Room
Sessions: 3 Location: 8400 Vamo Rd Sarasota, FL 34231
Tu 1/23/2018 - 2/20/2018       Fee: $39.00
Here is the list of books for the winter 2018 session:
1. Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury
2. Snow Falling on Cedars: Guterson
3. Reading Lolita in Tehran: Nafisi
3 sessions - Class dates are January 23, February 6 and February 20
 

How Novel!
Item: LAR1002 Alice Blueglass
W   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Glenridge Academy Rm Sterling Room
Sessions: 3 Location: 7333 Scotland Way Sarasota, FL 34238
W 1/24/2018 - 2/21/2018       Fee: $39.00
Here is the list of books for the winter session:
1. Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury
2. Snow Falling on Cedars: Guterson
3. Reading Lolita in Tehran: Nafisi
 

How Novel!
Item: LAR1003 Alice Blueglass
W   11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Glenridge Academy Rm Sterling Room
Sessions: 3 Location: 7333 Scotland Way Sarasota, FL 34238
W 1/24/2018 - 2/21/2018       Fee: $39.00
Here is the list of books for the winter session:
1. Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury
2. Snow Falling on Cedars: Guterson
3. Reading Lolita in Tehran: Nafisi
 

Dynamic Writing I   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: LAW1001 Susan Barcomb
M 1/22/2018 - 3/5/2018 
 
NO CLASS FEBRUARY 19.
 

Register early to avoid disappointment as classes will fill up quickly!

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