Judy Hogan - Classes Winter 2018

Judy Hogan teaches in the communities of the Greater Triangle area.  Creative Writing classes are offered now at Hoganvillaea Farm in Moncure.  They are open to writers interested in improving their writing and working with other creative writing students. Judy's tried and true method involves reading the work of great authors and helping students achieve their own voice in writing. Students may share their own work in class and with Judy.

Class offerings for Winter 2018:   

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           “Poetry Writing by Skype” with Judy Hogan.  Mondays, Jan 8-Mar 12.  7:30-9:30  PM.  Ten Weeks. Judy’s home in Moncure. $150, or $180 if materials are mailed.

    Poets at every stage of their writing career are welcome. Five weeks of selected poems from William Carlos Williams and five weeks of poems of William Stafford, both 20th century poets. We offer help in writing the best contemporary verse. Writing assignments follow reading assignments.
      We will discuss the poems' meanings as well as techniques used, and writers may read to the class as well as turn in work to Hogan.     Hogan is the author of seven books of poetry. Forthcoming in early 2018 is Those Eternally Linked Lives.  She has taught creative writing for forty-six years.
     To sign up: $20 deposit to Judy Hogan, PO Box 253, Moncure, NC 27559-0253.  Info: 919-545-9932.  judyhogan at mindspring.com
     
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"Write Your Life Story" (Journal, Memoir, Autobiography or Biography) with Judy Hogan at Hoganvillaea Farm in Moncure. Jan 11-Mar 15.   Thursdays,12:45-2:45 P.M.  Cost $150.  We will be reading  The Various Haunts of Men by Susan Hill.   Students may work on any prose form: autobiography, biography, memoir, fiction, journal, Students will feel more at ease with writing their stories and move toward their own writing and personal goals.  Students may share with the class and/or turn in weekly assignments for instructor comment.  Judy Hogan has been teaching Creative Writing for 46 years.  She finds that reading good models helps students improve their writing faster than any other way.  
To enroll: Send $20 deposit to Judy, PO Box 253, Moncure, NC, 27559.

For info: Judy Hogan, 919-545-9932

Judy has seven mysteries in print beginning  with Killer Frost (2012), Farm Fresh and Fatal (2013,) The Sands of Gower: The First Penny Weaver Mystery ( 2015); Haw: The Second Penny Weaver Mystery (May 2016); Nuclear Apples? The Third Penny Weaver Mystery (Sept 2016), and Formaldehyde, Rooster: The Fourth Penny Weaver Mystery (December 2016); Political Peaches: The Fifth Penny Weaver Mystery (June 2017), and Grace: A China Diary, 1910-16, her grandmother's diary, which she edited and annotated. Grace and Harvey Roys are the authors.

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Judy Hogan, founding editor of Carolina Wren Press (1976-91), is the author of seven books of poetry, three non-fiction works, and seven mysteries, with the 8th coming out March 1.  http://judyhogan.home.mindspring.com

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Updated: Dec. 19, 2017

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