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September 2017

The Personal Essay/Sept 9 & 10

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sitka Center, 56605 Sitka Dr.
Otis, OR 97202 United States

You've got a story, a topic of interest, an observation, a memory and, best of all, a completely distinctive point of view—yours. In this workshop we will explore ways to convert the messiness of life into an essay that impacts readers with the same vigor and vitality as our lived experiences have affected us. Our essays will work to connect a truth we discover about ourselves with a larger truth. We will discuss literary tools such as voice, structure, scenic…

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Entering the House of Munro/Tues Evenings, Sept 19 – Oct 24

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tabor Space, 5441 SE Belmont St.
Portland, Oregon 97215 United States

Alice Munro has famously said, "A story is not like a road to follow … it’s more like a house. You go inside and stay there for a while, wandering back and forth and settling where you like and discovering how the room and corridors relate to each other, how the world outside is altered by being viewed from these windows. And you, the visitor, the reader, are altered as well by being in this enclosed space, whether it is…

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