Rewriting Course


  • Online Course

Elements of Literature Writing Workshops

Course Seven: Rewriting

Writers with a portfolio of published work may apply to participate in this course.

Registration closes Oct. 8

Class dates:  Oct 11- Nov 13

Cost: 800 NIS for Israelis, 250 USD for everyone else.

*Registration is limited to students who have completed two or more of Dr. G’s face-to-face courses, online courses or writing retreats, or who have two or more publications and explicit permission from the instructor.

*Only ten students may enroll. To register, contact drkarenjoy@yahoo.com .

Homework is given out and is due on Fridays and is returned on Mondays. Modes include: readings, synthesis questions, writing assignments and peer feedback. Multiple rewrites of a single, complete manuscript will additionally be required for this course. Fees are nonrefundable. Reading lists are provided upon receipt of full tuition.  

 Topics:

The Importance of Rewriting (vs. Recycling)

The Importance of Habituated Writing

The Importance of Taking Risks

The Importance of Peer Review

The Importance of Heeding Professionals’ Critiques

 The instructor: KJ Hannah Greenberg, National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar and three-time Pushcart Prize Nominee, publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. B’ayin tova, her 15th book, Word Citizen: Uncommon Thoughts on Writing, Motherhood & Life in Jerusalem, just launched, and she just signed a contract for her 18th book, The Nexus of the Sun, the Moon, and Mother.