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Mondo Table Talk

From Zenzele Price ’18:

We’re halfway through the semester– do you have a short story you can’t quite finish? A screenplay you’d like to hear out loud? You’re in luck- it’s time for the second Table Talk with Amy Bloom! Bring all your plans (drafts, outlines, concepts, you name it!) for all things prose, and get ready to workshop with Amy Bloom and the Wesleyan writing community.

Free pizza (from MONDO!) great people, and valuable critique!
Don’t miss this chance to praise, pity, and parse your writing (or anyone else’s.)

Come to chat, come to snack, come to share!

Date: Thursday, November 2 (today!)
Time: 5-6pm
Place: 116 Mount Vernon (Shapiro Center)

Table Talk with Amy Bloom

From Zenzele Price ’18

The semester is in full swing, and it’s time for the return of Table Talk with Amy Bloom! Bring all your plans (drafts, outlines, concepts, you name it!) for all things prose, and get ready to workshop with Amy Bloom and the Wesleyan writing community.

Free snacks, great people, and valuable critique!
Don’t miss this chance to praise, pity, and parse your writing (or anyone else’s.)

Come to chat, come to snack, come to share!

Date: Monday, October 16th (today!)
Time: 5-6PM
Location: Shapiro Center (116 Mt. Vernon)

Table Talk with Amy Bloom

Courtesy of Zenzele Price ’18:

The semester is in full swing, and it’s time for the return of Table Talk with Amy Bloom! Bring all your plans (drafts, outlines, concepts, you name it!) for all things prose to workshop them with Amy Bloom and the Wesleyan writing community.

Free snacks, great people, and valuable critique! Don’t miss this chance to praise, pity, and parse your writing, or anyone else’s.

Come to chat, come to share, come to snack!

Date: Thursday, March 2nd
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Place: Shapiro Center (167 High St)
Facebook event: LINK

Last Table Talk with Amy Bloom of the Semester!

amy-bloomFrom the Shapiro Writing Center:

Come to the Shapiro Center to celebrate writing in all shapes and forms. Drop by Table Talk to eat snacks, get feedback from Amy Bloom and praise, pity, and parse your writing and that of others. Bring a piece of writing, bring your brain, and bring your stomach. There will be snacks and cheese!

Date: Thursday, December 1
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center

Writing for Children’s Books Info Session

The wonderful Zenzele Price ’18 writes in:

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Do you still remember the first book you loved? Still have it? Still love it? If you have some visual art skills and some serious storytelling impulses, come by the Shapiro Center to learn more about Amy Bloom’s Creating Children’s Books class, taught in spring 2017! Amy and a previous student will answer questions about the class and application process, and snacks will be provided!

Whether you are looking to create a book that will launch your career (or at least get you an interview), create a series that changes the world of children’s books or write a book that you’ll cherish forever, learn more about a chance to craft a book of your very own.

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Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: 5-5:30PM
Place: Shapiro Center (167 High St)

Table Talk w/ Amy Bloom!

Hazem Fahmy ’17 writes in:

tabletalkCome to the Shapiro Center to celebrate writing in all shapes and forms. Drop by Table Talk to eat snacks, get feedback from Amy Bloom and praise, pity, and parse your writing and that of others. Bring a piece of writing, bring your brain, and bring your stomach. There will be snacks and cheese!

Date: Thursday, September 29
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center

Table Talk with Amy Bloom

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Drop/add is over and it’s time to get down to the daily grind. Brighten things up by discussing your ideas with a professional writer and your peers. Bring all your plans (drafts, outlines, concepts, you name it!) for all things prose to workshop them with Amy Bloom and the Wesleyan writing community.

Free snacks, great people, and valuable critique! Don’t miss this chance to praise, pity, and parse your writing, or anyone else’s.

Come to chat, come to share, come to snack.

Date: Thursday, February 11th
Time: 5-6:30 PM
Place: Shapiro Center (167 High Street)
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Apply for a Masters Class with Saïd Sayrafiezadeh

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From Sofi Goode ’17:

Apply for the Spring 2016 Masters Class with memoirist and essayist Saïd Sayrafiezadeh. While not for credit, this class is an opportunity to work closely with a tremendously talented writer. Sayrafiezadeh’s short stories and personal essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The New York Times, The Best American Nonrequired Reading and New American Stories, among other publications. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award for nonfiction and a fiction fellowship from the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.

Info Session for Advanced Children’s Books

kids booksFrom Professor Amy Bloom:

Do you still remember the first book you loved? Still have it? Still love it? Have you written one (or a few) children’s books on your own? If you have some visual art skills and some serious storytelling impulses, come by the Shapiro Center to learn more about Amy Bloom’s Creating Children’s Books class, taught in spring 2016! Amy and a previous student will answer questions about the class and application process, and snacks will be provided!

Whether you are looking to create a book that will launch your career (or at least get you an interview), create a series that changes the world of children’s books or write a book that you’ll cherish forever, learn more about a chance to craft a book of your very own.

Date: Tuesday, November 3
Time: 6-7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center
Facebook event

Info Session for Writing for Television II

writing for tvFrom Professor Amy Bloom:

Have you already written a screenplay? A TV script? A webseries? Are you ready to go deeper /better/smarter/odder with your next script? Do you know something about character and dialogue? Are you looking to develop a calling card for the industry, for entry into a writing room, an agency, the network waiting room or your scrapbook? Can you take criticism and make use of it? Can you offer feedback to other writers? Do you understand the difference between a movie and a TV show/ a sketch and a TV show/a play and a TV show? Would you like to write a show unlike any other?

Come learn more about Advanced Writing for Television, taught by Amy Bloom in spring 2016. Professor Bloom and TA Max Friedrich will answer questions about the class and applications process, and snacks will be provided!

Date: Tuesday, November 3
Time: 5-6 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center
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