A Day for Creative Writing: What does Beethoven have to do with writing?
Taught by Harvard Alum Novelist Mary Rakow, Ph.D.
Limited to 20 participants
Why can Beethoven teach us about writing dialogue?Where does inspiration come from? Why Morandi? Rothko?
What can we learn from mathematics? Philosophy? Advertising? This is a free-wheeling lecture with a few short
in-class exercises. How do we overcome writer's block? How do we shape our time, space, habits to support the
writer we want to be? Open to writers in any genre, at any level. Class limited to 20 participants.
$15 HCSF Members and other Ivy's
Sunday July 29, 2012
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mechanics' Institute Board Room
57 Post Street, San Francisco, 94104 (at Montgomery Street BART station)
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No refunds after Friday, July 27th
About the Instructor:
Mary Rakow, Ph.D., comes to fiction from theology. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, she is the recipient of a Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship. Her novel, The Memory Room, was shortlisted for the Stanford University Libraries Saroyan Prize, finalist for Los Angeles Times Fiction Prize, and one of The Los Angeles Times Ten Best Books of the West in 2002.
"The Memory Room marks the rarest of occurrences - the debut of a literary master." Janet Fitch, White Oleander.
"Mary Rakow is a breathtaking writer and passionate teacher." Sam Dunn, Failing Paris.
For writing excerpts, reviews, teaching experience, etc. please visit Mary's website: www.maryrakow.com.
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