Blue Stoop
A home for writers

Past Classes

We offer three eight-week writing workshops in the fall (September-November) and another three eight-week writing workshops in the spring (January-March) with 6-12 students as well as shorter weekend intensives in April and June with 6-10 students.

Past Classes

Summer 2019:
YOUNG ADULT NOVEL INTENSIVE with Nova Ren Suma

Spring 2019:
FOOD WRITING: A FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD with Joy Manning
INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY POETRY: PHILADELPHIA STYLE with Levi Bentley
REVISING FICTION: ADVANCING YOUR SHORT FICTION TO ITS FINAL FORM with Elysha Chang

Fall 2018:
WHAT MAKES A MEMOIR?: BALANCING PERSONAL NARRATIVE WITH ESSAYISTIC QUESTIONING with Berry Grass
IDENTITY IN POETRY: WRITING THE OTHER, WRITING THE SELF with Raena Shirali
INNOVATING SHORT FICTION with Emma Copley Eisenberg