Creative Nonfiction - The Tiny and Ordinary Workshop with Kathy Curto

Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 01:00 PM until Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 03:00 PM


Sarah Lawrence College
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY 10708
United States

Instructor: Kathy Curto
Length: 5 sessions, $450


In this class, we will mine our memories, life experiences and musings about everyday life—the recent and not-so-recent, that’s your choice.  We will write from prompts designed to shake up the recollections and ignite strong story ideas.  There will be opportunities to share your work in class and also learn the art, value and skill of offering feedback and constructive critique to fellow writers. The goal will be to craft and polish several short pieces-glimpses into one’s world using stories of small, everyday moments to frame the narrative. 

Kathy Curto teaches at The Writing Institute and Montclair State University. She is the author of Not for Nothing-Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood , published by Bordighera Press. Her work has been featured in the essay collection, Listen to Your Mother:  What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now, and in The New York Times, Barrelhouse, La Voce di New York, Drift, Talking Writing, JunkThe Inquisitive Eater, The Asbury Park Press, VIA-Voices in Italian Americana, Ovunque Siamo and Lumina. She has been the recipient of the Kathryn Gurfein Writing Fellowship, the Montclair State University Engaged Teaching Fellowship and also serves on the faculty of the Joe Papaleo Writers’ Workshop in Cetara, Italy. Kathy lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband and their four children.

Writing Institute Registration Process:

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Step 3 - Confirmation: Once we receive your payment, your registration will be finalized and confirmed with an email. Please keep this email for your records.  Details about room assignment, parking, and any other information relevant to the course will be emailed to registered students the week before classes begin.

If you have questions about the registration process, please call us at 914-395-2205 or email writinginstitute@sarahlawrence.edu.

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