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Object As Subject: Writing inspired by what you hold

Presented by The Creative Nonfiction Foundation at Creative Nonfiction, Pittsburgh PA

Jun 08 2019
Object As Subject: Writing inspired by what you hold

This workshop will guide you through different ways of writing about the objects that speak to you.

If your house were on fire and your loved ones were safe, you’d hastily spend a minute grabbing some random sentimental objects on your way out the door. All of us feel deep connections to some of the plainest objects in our lives: vinyl records, works of art, shoes, chairs, and so on. The image of these daily or popular items is often considered fodder for poetry, but it can also be a rich source of inspiration in prose. Creative nonfiction doesn’t have to be limited only to things that

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On-site at Creative Nonfiction

$25 if registered by 5/27/2019
$35 if registered after 5/27/2019

Online via Webinar

$12 if registered by 5/27/2019
$15 if registered after 5/27/2019

Contact: 412-404-2975

Email: ritchie@creativenonfiction.org

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The lower level of our workshop and gallery space is wheelchair accessible. Free on-street parking is available.

Doors open at 12 pm, the event begins at 1 pm. Snacks, coffee & tea will be provided.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Creative Nonfiction

5119 Coral St, Pittsburgh, PA

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    • Wheelchair Access

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