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Virtual – Creative Writing

July 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - July 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm


Rockland Center for the Arts’ popular teaching artists are offering all-new online classes—LIVE and interactive! These small classes will be conducted weekly over Zoom*. Sessions include demonstrations, discussions, critiques and at-home assignments in a wide spectrum of fine art disciplines — all led by our community of expert artists! A limited number of scholarships are available, visit www.rocklandartcenter.org for details. Register today before classes fill!

Virtual Creative Writing
Rockland Center for the Arts
Course #S28 4 sessions: Thursdays July 9-30 4:00-6:00pm
Instructor: Sally Lipton Derringer Fee: $150

In this 4-week class devoted to poetry, fiction and memoir writing, students of all experience levels will have the opportunity to read and discuss their writing and receive valuable critiques from the instructor as well as other students. Please bring one page of your double-spaced, 12-point prose or single-spaced poetry to each class. Be prepared to read it aloud in this constructive, supportive, stimulating yet relaxed online workshop environment. All feedback will be given during the meeting. Zoom* information will be sent upon registration. For more information or to register visit: www.rocklandartcenter.org

Sally Lipton Derringer was a book manuscript finalist for the Tampa Review Prize, as well as for Fordham University’s Poets Out Loud Prize and the New Issues Poetry Prize, and a semifinalist for the Brittingham/Felix Pollak Prizes and Cider Press Review Book Award. She was a finalist for the Rita Dove Poetry Prize, Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize, Arts & Letters Prize, Kay Murphy Prize, Phyllis Smart Young Prize, Sonora Review Fiction Contest, New Millennium Fiction Award, and Tampa Review Danahy Fiction Prize, a runner-up for the Solstice Fiction Prize, William Dickey Memorial Broadside Contest and Grolier Poetry Prize, and a semifinalist for the James Wright Poetry Award and Paumanok Poetry Award. She also received honorable mention in Nimrod’s Pablo Neruda Prize, New Millennium Writings’ Poetry Award, and the poetry competition of the National Writers Union. Her work has appeared in Poet Lore, The Los Angeles Review, Solstice, Sentence, Bellevue Literary Review, The Prose-Poem Project, Memoir, SLAB, The Quarterly, The New York Quarterly, Tampa Review, The Journal of the American Medical Association, december, Far Out: Poems of the ’60s, Writing for Life, and other journals and anthologies. She has an M.A. in Creative Writing from Antioch University and has taught in the English Department at SUNY Rockland.


July 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
July 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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