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Writing with a Mask (Lisa Wells)


  • Hugo House 1634 11th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

Join Lisa Wells for this four week class on the writer’s use of persona. At The Hugo House in Seattle (no class 7/27/19)

Description:

All genres/All Levels | “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person,” wrote Oscar Wilde. “Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth.” We will explore the uses and possibilities of persona in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Students will read and discuss examples of persona across genres, and write from prompts in class to explore new voices and perspectives, stretch their abilities, have fun, and break through blocks. We will also share and discuss our own work in class.