(Writing Workshop) Literary Mixtape: Remix the Classics

Literary Mixtape: Remix the Classics

Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 5:30 pm through 7:00 pm

Instructor:Willona Sloan

Location: National Portrait Gallery Kogod Courtyard (800 F NW)

You know how DJs do it: take a classic hit, sample it, mix it, and update it for a new audience. Writers can make remixes too. In this workshop, you will create new writing by putting your spin on a classic literary work. Each participant will receive a poem or a short story that you can rearrange, rewrite, re-verse. Sample the lines you like, reimagine the setting, reframe the story, recast the characters. Remix it!

No experience is necessary. Just come with an open mind and a writing instrument or computer.

Registeration is free. Go to Knowledge Commons DC to register here.

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