[Chestnut Hill, MA, November 2013] The Solstice Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program invites local writers to audit graduate-level creative writing courses during its winter residency, scheduled from January 3-12, 2014 on the Pine Manor College campus in Chestnut Hill, MA.
Classes are open to serious writers working at all levels; the registration fee is $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 winter 2014 Residency is Friday, December 20, 2013.
Winter 2014 MFA classes that are open to the public include:
· Introduction to Prosody
· Myth as Metaphor (cross-genre)
· Hybrid Texts (cross-genre)
· The Intriguing Beginning (short fiction)
· The Flow of Meaning in the Novel
· The Work and Play of the Imagination in Speculative Fiction
· The Character’s Plot
Cross-Genre (fiction & nonfiction):
· Place within Place: Inside the Outside
· Is this a Story? Plot in Fiction and Nonfiction
· The Body: Characterization in Fiction and Nonfiction
Writing for Young People:
· Unpacking the Picture Book
· Saying Stuff Good: A Workshop about Strengthening Your Writing with the Effective Use of Voice
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.