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Strib Columnist offers Summer Series - $60.00

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The Art of Social Commentary – With Twin Cities Writer, Kristine M. Holmgren

Beyond the landscape of memoir, past the temperate comfort of fiction and essay, await the dangerous lands of social commentary.

Only the most courageous writers prowl this sometimes frightening terrain; where ideas and attitudes blend with well-crafted prose to inspire, compel and provoke the reader to action and emotion.

For over ten years, Kristine M. Holmgren’s controversial commentary graced the editorial pages of the Star Tribune. Her work has been published in the Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune. Her nonfiction essays are anthologized in two collections. Holmgren is a regular commentator for National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and a popular keynote speaker.

She teaches an extended version of this class through the Loft, A Center for Writers and through the community colleges of the Minnesota State College System. This summer she offers six weeks of intensive, one-on-one classroom interaction to the first ten writers who respond to this email.

WHAT: Holmgren will teach six two hour classes, Monday nights (7:00- 9:00) June 8 through June 13.
INCLUDES: Introductions to key editorial leaders (Star Tribune and Pioneer Press)
One hour of discussion/lecture content
One hour of group review of individual writing.
AND….. Each writer receives personal, individualized consultation for each essay completed during six weeks. Kristine will help the writer find a market for each completed piece.
revision through edit, personal consultation and attention.
PRICE: $60.00 for series.

The first ten replies to this email will secure a place in the series. Confirmation via email will indicate acceptance.

Our location will be determined by the participants – a central, convenient location will be our first concern. Our first session will be held at Kristine’s home.

Reply to this email, or call Kristine Holmgren at: 651 488 2468.
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