Writing for Resistance Course… with
For those with some experience of writing creatively, this inclusive and supportive online class offers an opportunity to learn more about the history and diverse forms of resistance literature.
About the course
Rest of the World: $234.00
Course runs every Sunday:
Sun 3rd Oct - Sun 24th Oct (4 x 90 min sessions) 17:30-19:00 GMT
1 hour 30 mins.
For those with some experience of writing creatively, this inclusive and supportive class offers an opportunity to learn more about the history and diverse forms of resistance literature. Students will learn from the texts of artists voicing their resistance to a wide range of personal, social and political issues through the ages, and will join their legion by collaborating on a class ‘zine’ and developing individual pieces based on ‘resistance’ topics of their own choosing.
How you will learn
Our team of editors, novelists and scriptwriters will provide a helping hand – making you a more confident writer.
Thanks to our status as a platform for discovering the best literary talent – having helped kick-start the careers of several literary writers to acclaim, such as Nikesh Shukla, Naomi Alderman, Peng Shepherd, Clare Wigfall, Stuart Evers, Inua Ellams and others on the Man Booker Prize longlists – we have far-reaching external networks that create opportunities for your work to get in front of editors, agents and publishers. You will learn through:
- Generating and pitching ideas
- Submissions best practices and feedback
- Live readings & performances
- Writing and sharing your work online
- Specialist workshops
- Live salons
Maria Thomas is an award-winning writer of short fiction. She has taught writing at the University of Virginia, and as a Promising Scholar and Margaret McBride Lerhman Fellow at the University of Oregon where she studied for her MFA in Fiction. She is currently a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she researches creative writing pedagogy and working on a novel. Maria sits on the editorial board of acclaimed literary journal, Short Fiction.