Classes & Workshops: Multi session

Please note: Most of our classes now meet at the new home of the IWC located in the Circle City Industrial ComplexThe ones that do not will list the alternate location in the class description.

  • 2019 Gathering of Writers 2019 Gathering of Writers Instructors: Various
    Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019
    Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Location: Indiana State Library
    Members $85, Members + Master Class with Ross Gay $125
    Nonmembers $150, Nonmembers + Master Class with Ross Gay $200

    Early-bird pricing available through January 26, 2019:
    Members $65, Members + Master Class with Ross Gay $100
    Nonmembers $125, Nonmembers + Master Class $175

    Not a member? Join now to receive significant savings... learn more

  • Advanced Playwriting Waitlist

    The Advanced Playwriting Workshop with Andrew Black is currently filled. Join the wait-list for Advanced Playwriting if you are interested in being notified about additional sessions of this workshop. Please use a current email and phone number for the contact info. Thanks!

    Instructor: Andrew Black
    Okay, you’re ready to start writing a full-length play….now what? You have written at least one short play, maybe a few. You... learn more

  • Poetry as Memoir: Defining Moments in a Life

    Instructor:  Shari Wagner
    Date: 4 Saturdays: January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20
    Time: 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $275 nonmembers, $185 members, $165 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members  2 spots left!

    Each life has its crossroads, defining moments that determine its direction.  In this poetry workshop, we will use the techniques of memoir to explore the significant moments in our own life or in the... learn more

  • Foundations of Playwriting

    Instructors: Andrew Black & Mark Harvey Levine
    Date: 6 Thursdays: February 7, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21 (skips 2/14)
    Time:  7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $375 nonmembers, $240 members, $210 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members
    Class size limited to 8 students. 

    Playwriting allows writers to tell stories using a unique medium--live performance.  But how to leverage the opportunity so that writers harness... learn more

  • Fiction Writing Workshop

    Instructor: Robert Kent
    Date:  5 Sundays: February 10, 17, 24; March 3, 10
    Time: 5-7 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $275 nonmembers, $185 members, $165 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members
    Class size limited to 10 students
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    The cost of this class includes a $25 critiquing fee, to be remitted by IWC directly to the instructor, for work critiqued... learn more

  • Getting Your Ten-Minute Play Produced

    Instructor: Mark Harvey Levine
    Date: Thursday, March  21
    Time:  7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $63 nonmembers, $40 members, $35 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    You've written a play, now what?  You've got to get it on stage. This class will teach you how to get your play produced. Students will learn how to find theaters, festivals and contests that are actively looking for plays like... learn more

  • Let Me Count the Ways: Writing the List Poem

    Instructor:  Shari Wagner
    Date: Saturday, March 23
    Time: 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $63 nonmembers, $40 members, $35 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members

    There’s something universally appealing about the list poem, a form going back to Homer, the Old Testament, and Native American prayers. During this class, we’ll look at list poems by contemporary poets and engage in writing activities designed to generate inventory and transform it to meaningful verse. Bring... learn more


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