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Writing Class for Teens

on November 22, 2010

Teen writers:

If you’re in grades 6-8, check out this class, “Office  Machines as Characters” offered at Richard Hugo House in Seattle on Saturdays in January! Find out more here:

Richard Hugo House in Seattle offers other classes for teens (high school too).

Office Machines as Characters
Come and play with words and typewriters. Rachel Kessler will introduce you to a motley crew of vintage typewriters and show you how to operate these machines. We will give names and background stories to each typewriter, explore the secret world of obsolete office technology and discover how easy and fun pounding out words on these mechanical percussion instruments can be. Through surrealist writing games and the stories the typewriters themselves tell us, each student will accumulate a small pamphlet inspired by typewriters.
Grades: 6-8
Instructor: Rachel Kessler
Meets: Saturdays, January 8-29, 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $50

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