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The Center @ MDC’s 2013 Spring Creative Writing Courses

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Miami, January 14, 2013 - The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College (MDC) is once again offering a variety of non-credit creative courses open to the entire community. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with other aspiring writers, as well as receive critique and encouragement from published authors with extensive teaching experience. Courses will be offered at MDC’s Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. Second Ave., and Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave. For complete details about the courses and instructors, please visit www.thecenteratmdc.org.

An open house at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, at the Wolfson Campus (Room 2106) will feature information about The Center’s creative writing offerings and a special craft talk, a lecture on aspects of creative writing, by Flannery O’Connor Award-winning author Amina Gautier. The open house is free and open to the public.  

The 2013 Spring Creative Writing Courses are:

Tuesdays: February 12 - March 5

Social Media for Writers with Communications Consultant Jami Reyes
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Registration $90
MDC Wolfson Campus

Thursdays: February 21 - April 11

Telling Your Story Part 2 (Advanced Fiction) with David Beaty
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Registration $170
MDC Wolfson Campus

Wednesdays: February 13 - May 1

The Writer’s Journey: How the Movies Can Make Us Better Writers with Nicholas Garnett
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Registration $270
MDC Wolfson Campus

Mondays: February 25 - April 15

Writing Memoir with Kathie Klerreich
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Registration $170
MDC Wolfson Campus

Saturdays: February 16 to March 23

Creative Writing for Teens with Gaby Triana
10 a.m. - noon | Registration $170
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Saturday: February 23

The New Crime Wave: Using Mystery & Suspense in Short Stories with Lynne Barrett
1 - 4 p.m. | Registration $40
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Saturdays: March 2 and 9

Storytelling Magic: Tools for Beginning Fiction Writers with Fabiola Santiago
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Registration $80
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Saturdays: March 16 and 23

 

The Freelance Life: Writing for Magazines, Newspapers and Blogs with Necee Regis
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Registration $80
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

Save the date! Spring 2013 Miami Writers Institute
Wednesday, May 8 through Saturday, May 11
Workshops with authors Kevin Young, Jacquelyn Mitchard and others. More Information and registration will be available in February.

For complete details about the courses and instructors, please visit www.thecenteratmdc.org.

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, jmendiet@mdc.edu, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino, 305-237-3949, testorin@mdc.edu, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359, khill1@mdc.edu, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482, arios1@mdc.edu




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