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Before a writer can write effective long-form nonfiction essays and books, she must first master the essay itself. Working in short essay forms allows more opportunity for a writer to practice. A series of in-class writing assignments will start you on this path. You’ll come away from the workshop with drafts of three different short essays, a tool bag of ideas for future work, and some suggestions for submitting your work for publication.

Cost: $115 Gemini Ink Member; $145 Non-Member

 


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Kurt Caswell is the author of four books of nonfiction, most recently Laika’s Window: The Legacy of a Soviet Space Dog; and Getting to Grey Owl: Journeys on Four Continents. He has taught in the MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a professor of creative writing and literature in the Honors College at Texas Tech University. He lives in Lubbock, Texas.


Join us for Canine Cosmonaut: The True Story of the First Animal to Orbit Earth

Kurt Caswell reads at Trinity University Holt Center on Fri, Nov 30 as part of Words Matter: a Gemini Ink and Trinity University Press series of lectures on the vital life of the written word.