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Writing the Other: Creative Nonfiction

Taught by: Aidan Ryan, writer & poet

Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: August 22 & August 24, 2017
Additional dates: August 28 & August 31, 2017
4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

In this workshop participants will draft, workshop, edit, and finish a piece of creative nonfiction on a subject of their choosing. We will examine the work of Joan Didion, Zadie Smith, and Gay Talese, among others to help us understand the responsibility the writer has to tell the truth — but what truth and whose?

This workshop is FREE, aimed at young students aged 12–18, and limited to 12 participants.