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  • Advanced Art of Writing 
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $109.00
    Dates: 3/31/2023 - 6/2/2023
    Times: 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 10
    Room: HLTH SCI (E) Classroom 1836
    Instructor: Kathy McConnell

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    For writers with some previous writing experience. 

    Required Texts: Woods, Geraldine. 25 Great Sentences and How They Got That Way. W. W. Norton & Company, 2022. ISBN: 9780393882377. 


 

  • Introduction to Story Writing 
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  • Fee: $109.00
    Dates: 3/30/2023 - 6/1/2023
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 10
    Room: HLTH SCI (E) Classroom 1836
    Instructor: Allen Kopf
    Part II
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    All levels of writing are welcome, but remember – this is an introductory course. 

    Required Texts: Carlson, Ron. Ron Carlson Writes a Story. Graywolf Press, 2016. ISBN: 9781555974770. 

    Required Materials: pencil or pen; several sheets of lined notebook paper. Students will also need access to a computer and printer outside of class with which to type & print their stories. 


 

  • The Plays of Neil Simon 
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  • Fee: $59.00
    Dates: 4/4/2023 - 6/6/2023
    Times: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 10
    Room: MAIN BLDG (D) Classroom 106
    Instructor: John Remington

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    Required Texts: 

    • Simon, Neil. Brighton Beach Memoirs. Plume, 1995. ISBN: 9780452275287. 
    • Simon, Neil. Biloxi Blues. Samuel French, Inc., 2010. ISBN: 9780573690402. 
    • Simon, Neil. Broadway Bound. Samuel French, Inc., 2010. ISBN: 9780573690532. 
    • Simon, Neil. Lost in Yonkers. Plume, 1993. ISBN: 9780452268838. 

 

  • Tolstoy's War and Peace 
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  • Fee: $99.00
    Dates: 4/12/2023 - 6/7/2023
    Times: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 9
    Room: MAIN BLDG (D) Classroom 109
    Instructor:
    Second Half
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    We will complete our reading of Tolstoy’s classic work and conclude with a peaceful, joyous celebration. Throughout the course, we will also watch scenes from the dazzling 1968 Russian film adaptation. Even if you didn’t take the previous class, no worries - so long as you’ve read Volumes 1 and 2 by the first session, you’re welcome to join! 

    Required Texts: 

    • Tolstoy, Leo. War and Peace. Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. New York: Vintage Classics by Penguin Random House, 2008. ISBN: 9781400079988.