Marisha Chamberlain is a multi-genre writer. Her collaboration, Mortals & Angels premiered at Carnegie Hall, a companion piece to The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass, which continues to be performed all over the world. Her stage plays are likewise produced all over, including upcoming productions in Guatemala, Ontario, and London. Her debut novel, The Rose Variations, was published by Soho Press, and garnered rave reviews in the New York Times. Her play, Scheherazade, won the Dramatists Guild/CBS National regional and national awards, and in her screenplay version, played on public television across the country, and was screened at the British Film Institute Festival in the category of Best of American Public Television. She is currently at work on her fourth novel manuscript, a family saga with the working title: Nude Ascending a Suitcase. She has taught creative writing at Carleton, Macalester, and Augsburg Colleges, at Hamline University, the University of Minnesota Creative Writing Program, and Universytet Marie Curie Sklowdowskiej in Lublin, Poland.
Dates/Times: Sundays, Feb 6 - April 10, 2022
A multi-genre workshop for published writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and essays. 10 class meetings, 90 minutes per meeting, meet once per week, admission by application and interview only. Workshop size: 6 ideal, 8 max. Cost: $35 per meeting.
Dates/Times: Saturdays, Jan 15-March 19, 2022
Open to everyone, no experience necessary. 10 weeks, 30 minutes per week, $10 per session. We’ll write together, following a series of prompts. Optional reading aloud short drafts. No critique, and each session will start and end promptly. No need to commit to the whole 10 weeks.