This is a 90-minute, all-video class open only to students who have taken at least four terms of Memoir and/or by permission from the teacher. There will be no new two-page assignments. Instead, students will work independently and bring in a six-page continuation of a previous assignment twice during the term, with the goal of building up pages toward a manuscript. Three students will present their work and receive verbal feedback each week.

Instructor

Writers Studio Teacher

Sylvie Bertrand

Sylvie Bertrand's stories and poems have appeared in Peregrine Journal, Epiphany, Cleaver Magazine, Chaleur Magazine, Alexandria Quarterly, and December magazine, among others. She was nominated for the 2017 Pen / Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers, received a 2018 Pushcart Special Mention, and was a finalist for the 2019 Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize. Sylvie is the co-founding editor of Cagibi, an online and print literary journal. She studied with Philip Schultz at The Writers Studio and has degrees in Communications and Literature, Political Sciences, and a MA in Anthropology from Princeton University. She is currently completing her first novel.

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