For writers and would-be writers of fiction, memoir and essays. Expect to write at least seven pages a week. Class objectives: Improve your writing through short craft assignments, weekly “Wild Pages,” in-class exercises, and by critiques of your own work and work of fellow students. You’ll also be encouraged to participate in a public reading at the end of the quarter. Lots of work, lots of fun. Enrollment limited to 10. Must register in person at the Olympia Senior Center. This class fills quickly! General Public/Members: $96/$90 Eight Sessions
Your Teacher : A local writer and actor, Keith Eisner holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. A former spokesperson for Thurston County and The Evergreen State College, Keith likes to write while listening to baseball on the radio. He’s honored to have had one of his short stories included in the 2017 O. Henry Award Stories. He’s also won the 2019 Mighty River Short Story Contest held by Southeast Missouri University Press (publication scheduled for Fall, 2019).