The Other Side of Fire: Writing the Trauma Essay (Fort Collins, CO)

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The Other Side of Fire: Writing the Trauma Essay (Fort Collins, CO)

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THIS CLASS IS NOW CANCELLED DUE TO A LAST MINUTE SCHEDULING CHANGE. Stay in touch to be alerted when the class returns to your area. —

Friday, November 9 from 5:30-8:30 and Saturday, November 10 from 9-5

Writing can be healing. But writing can also re-traumatize, making it difficult to tell the stories that shape us. In this weekend intensive, writers gain an understanding of how the physiological processes of trauma interact with a writing practice, considering craft challenges like the fragmentation of memory, engaging dramatic material without melodrama, elevating a deeply personal story into a universal inquiry, and owning on the page our complicated, contradictory selves.

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This class offers a sliding scale to help bring into the room those who would otherwise have trouble participating. The pricing of this class also reflects the realities of making a living as a self-employed artist with fixed costs. Please, as you make decisions about where you fall on the sliding scale, hold both of these in tension with one another.

All classes require a non-refundable deposit of half to hold your spot. If you would like to pay for the entire class up front, you can choose this, too.

Sliding scale:

Level 1: $350

Level 2: $390

Level 3: $450

Level 4: $515

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