[Chestnut Hill, MA, May 2013] The Solstice Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program invites local writers to audit graduate-level creative writing courses during its summer residency, scheduled from June 28-July 7, 2013 on the Pine Manor College campus in Chestnut Hill, MA. Classes are open to serious writers working at all levels; the registration fee is $30 per course for Solstice graduates/$40 per course for the general public. For course descriptions and a registration form, go to: https://www.pmc.edu/mfa-classes-for-audit.
The deadline for enrolling as an auditor for summer 2013 Residency is Friday, June 14, 2013.
Summer 2013 MFA classes that are open to the public include:
· The Free-Indirect Narrative Style: A Cross-Genre Class With A Fiction Slant
· Rewriting From the Sentence to the Book
· Artful Endings (short fiction)
· Talk About Passion: A Deep Look at the Tennis Essays of David Foster Wallace
· One Narrative, Two Stories: A Demonstration Workshop
The Business of Writing:
· Finding Money, Time, and a Place to Create: Upbeat News in a Down Economy
Writing for Young People:
· Picture Books: Pacing and Voice
· YA Structure: A Study in Scaffolding
· The Modes of Nature Poetry
· The End…. Right? Right! (poetry)
· The Effect Of The Line
ABOUT SOLSTICE & PINE MANOR COLLEGE
As an undergraduate institution consistently ranked among the most diverse in the country, Pine Manor College emphasizes an inclusive, community-building approach to liberal arts education. The Solstice MFA in Creative Writing reflects the College’s overall mission by creating a supportive, welcoming environment in which writers of all backgrounds are encouraged to take creative risks. We strive to instill in our students an appreciation for the value of community-building and community service, and see engagement with the literary arts not only as a means to personal fulfillment but also as an instrument for real cultural change.