Fairmount is excited to offer NEW writing offerings for our Winter/Spring Session!
Do you LOVE creative writing? Do you wish that you could expand on your writing skills and receive meaningful feedback? Fairmount can help!
JOIN US this session onsite or online for workshops in memoir writing and poetry!
Be inspired, learn about poetry forms and analyze famous poets of the past or present. Discuss why poetry is still important and how the community of poetry is still thriving. Or is writing memoir more your style? Explore voice, good beginnings, culling memories, creating scenes, and how to put the stories of your life into a cohesive whole.
Ages 9 to Adult. Register today!See Writing Classes
Meet our instructors!
Meet Angela Gartner- whose poetry has appeared in “Cabinet of Heed” and Literary Cleveland (online 2020 Writing Prompt). She is also a regular at poetry open mics. Her non-fiction stories, essays, and columns have appeared in several magazines; weekly and daily newspapers in Ohio as well as the Chicago Tribune. She is a graduate student at Kent State University in Ohio and the president of the Society of Professional Journalists — Cleveland Pro Chapter.
Claudia Taller is a Cleveland-area writer who has written for many local and national publications over the last 25 years and has authored four books. In 2008, she launched Igniting Possibilities, a conduit for helping people realize their creative potential through writing, art, meditation, and yoga. She’s been leading workshops and retreats for over 20 years, many of them at Lakeside, Ohio’s Chautauqua on Lake Erie.