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Writers Workshop: How to Get your Point Across in a Clear and Interesting Way – Brainerd
May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Class Instructor Angela Foster
During this fun and fast paced class, we’ll read and discuss actual newsletters, blogs, and letters to the editor. We’ll tear them apart and put them back together again to create interesting reads. You’ll walk away from this class with an understanding of the pitfalls to avoid and the skill to create work your readers will enjoy.
This project is funded in part with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008, which dedicated funding to preserve Minnesota’s arts and cultural heritage.
Angela Foster is a poet and memoirist who teaches creative writing at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. Angela received a Loft Literary Center Excellence in Teaching Award and a writing residency at the Madeline Island School of the Arts in July 2017. The New York Mills Cultural Center granted her a writing residency in November 2017 and she also received a Minnesota State Arts Grant in 2017. Other awards and recognition include a hand-carved chair and the title “Bard” from the Cambria Eisteddfod competition in New Ulm, MN, a performance by the Petaluma Readers Theatre in California of her memoir piece, Brat, and the selection of a haiku written by Angela for “Poetry on the Sidewalk” at the Pine City library.
Angela served as co-editor of County Lines: 87 Minnesota Counties, 130 Minnesota Poets, published by Loon Feather Press (2008) and holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Nonfiction from Pine Manor College in Boston, MA. She co-authored FARM GIRLS with her sister, Candace Simar, released by RiverPlace Press in 2013.