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The Center For The Arts Presents Creative Writing Workshop

Tuesdays | August 11 – September 29

4:30pm - 6:30pm The Center for the Arts

This eight-week writing class will teach you how to craft engaging personal essays based on your lived experiences. We’ll explore the following topics: how to identify the heart of the story (it’s not always what you think!), how to give the story a shape, how to find your voice, and how to choose compelling details that make your life come alive on the page. Each week we’ll have short reading and writing assignments and the opportunity to share your work with the class for constructive feedback. These classes will be full of insight and discovery as we will learn about ourselves and each other in a nurturing environment suitable for beginners as well as experienced storytellers looking to sharpen their skills and meet other writers.

Instructor: Jaime Alexis Stathis
Location: The Center for the Arts, Dance Studio
Dates: August 11, 18, 25, September 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 (8 weeks)
Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM



About the Instructor

Jaime Alexis Stathis is a nonfiction writer. Her favorite topics are humans, wildlife, and where the two intersect. Her short pieces have been published internationally as well as stateside, and she’s seeking representation for a full-length memoir. Jaime lives in Grass Valley with her boyfriend and dog in a vintage cottage that might keep them busy forever.




Arts Education at The Center

The Center is expanding their arts education offerings to adults with creative workshops starting late-summer. These workshops are for adults 17+. Locations range from in-house to virtual depending on the program. The Center is committed to providing creative offerings to the community in these challenging times.

We are currently seeking teachers. Do you have skills you’d like to share? Don’t have time to market classes on your own? Fill out this form for the chance to share your knowledge with others by partnering with The Center for the Arts!

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