spring 2018 Classes

Multiweek  •  one-Day  •  Prose, etc.  •  Poetry  •  Youth

 
 
 
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WE're here for WRITERS OF ALL AGES AND STAGES. 

Workshops at the Porch are rigorous yet welcoming, encouraging creative expression while sharpening knowledge of craft. Led by experienced teachers, our classes allow participants to learn from one another in a supportive atmosphere. 

In our intermediate to advanced workshops and one-day seminars we aim for thorough discussion, feedback, and pedagogy on par with courses offered through degree-earning programs. These workshops are a great choice if you're thinking about applying for an MFA or looking to keep up your writing practice and skills after college or graduate school. But if you're new to writing or just looking for some inspiring practice and play with words on the page, we've got the perfect workshop for you, too.

We're also dedicated to bringing notable writers and poets to Nashville to teach and give readings. Rebecca Gayle Howell, Maggie Smith, Megan Stielstra, Hanif Abdurraqib, Sherrie Flick, Keith Leonard, Jamie Quatro, and Beth Ann Fennelly have been our guests in our first four years of programming. 

We also offer personal coaching to help you reach your writing goals; contact us to start the conversation.

Please note: Our cancellation policies have changed. Please click here to view our updated policies. 

 

MULTIWEEK WORKSHOPS:

One-Day Classes:

Past Workshops / Enrollment Closed