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Redbud Workshop: The Personal Essay

Taught by Redbud professor and author/freelance writer Rachel Simon, this six-week course will focus on the intimate and compelling world of personal essays—diving through memories, honing your narrative voice, and crafting powerful and thought-provoking pieces. The course will also discuss marketing and selling essays, and will feature writing exercises, Q&As, and more.

Instructor: Rachel Simon

Dates: Begins Wednesday, March 15, 2023 and meets on the subsequent five Wednesdays

Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Level: Beginner and above

8 seats max

Location: Quail Ridge Books, 4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd., Raleigh

Cost: $349 for new students, $319 for returning students

Note: the Redbud Writing Project offers sliding scale pricing. At check-out, you will be given the option of choosing a donor price. If you choose one of these prices, the extra $25, $50, or $100 will go towards scholarships for students who would not be able to afford our classes otherwise. Thank you in advance for considering making a contribution to inclusivity and access!

Updated Covid policy: Whether masks are worn in class will be up to the instructor and the students. Please note that instructors may require students to wear masks. We are also requiring all students who attend in-person classes to be vaccinated. Thank you in advance for understanding!


Event date: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
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